Japanese Supermarkets Seafood Sales Drop in June on Rumors of Food Poisoning Due to Parasite
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Japan Reports] - August 4, 2017
Sales of seafood at Japan's supermarkets in June fell 2.3% from a year before.
The setback is blamed on the impact of reports on possible food poisoning by anisakis, a genus of parasitic nematodes, which have lifecycles involving fish and marine mammals, the Japan Chain Store Association said on July 24.
The conspicuous decline was observed in sashimi products, including assorted merchandise, but the slump in sales expanded to other seafood products such as pickled and prepared fish food and also ...
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