Chinese local authorities seized food imported from Japan: report


Authorities in the east Chinese province of Zhejiang seized food items from Japan that were being sold by a local company, Chinese media reported, after Beijing tightened controls on Japanese food imports in response to Tokyo’s plan to begin releasing treated radioactive water into the ocean.

The authorities in Jiashan County, located in the province, took away candy and chocolate, as well as beverages produced in Fukushima and two other prefectures on July 7. They also ordered the company to improve its business practices, the report said Tuesday.

The confiscated food and beverages were produ...

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