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Japanese eateries in China fear ruin as Fukushima water discharge looms

Kazuyuki Tanioka, the owner of Japanese cuisine Toya restaurant, prepares fish for a sashimi dish, during an interview with Reuters, in Beijing, China, on 25th July, 2023.

Beijing, ChinaReuters It’s been just over three weeks since China increased checks on Japanese food imports over radiation concerns, but Kazuyuki Tanioka is already fearful for the future of his upscale Beijing sushi restaurant. Like most restaurants in China, Tanioka’s eight-year-old Toya has struggled with years of COVID-19 restrictions, which only began to ease late […]