Date: Apr 14, 2015
By Reiji Yoshida
The top government spokesman called on Taipei to use what he called “scientific findings” in drafting its rules.
“So far we have explained safety of foods produced in Japan and asked (Taiwan) to make judgment based on scientific findings,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference. “It’s extremely regrettable that Taiwan will strengthen regulations this time.”
On Monday, Taipei said it will introduce new regulations, possibly in mid-May, requiring all food imported from Japan to carry labeling declaring which prefecture it came from. [FULL STORY]