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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Roots breakthrough for drought-resistant rice

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 08:23pm by AFP

    ... estimates. By 2100, the tally could be 10.9 billion. To feed this rising number at a time of worsening drought and flood will require a campaign against food waste, smarter use of land, water, fertiliser and pesticides and agricultural innovation to select higher-yield or climate-resistant strains of cereals, according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and France’s ...

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    Sushi-go-round – Japan tradition served with technology and speed

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 01:42pm by AFP

    ... sushi restaurants have evolved from selling traditional sushi into miniature museums of the food that Japanese people eat today, including battered tempura, noodles, and even ice cream. ... if there is enough food and the right mix of offerings on the conveyer belt. The cameras can zoom in on sushi to make sure it is laid out in regulation elegance – although they don’t monitor customers’ faces ...

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    Japanese pet shop worker arrested for dumping 80 dogs in countryside

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... Masaki Kimura, 39, admitted he had been paid 1 million yen (HK$66,460) by a breeder to dispose of the miniature dachshunds, toy poodles and corgis. He gave them no food or water, Jiji Press ... management and waste disposal. ...

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    Don't want to wash your plates after meals? Now you can eat them instead

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by KYODO

    ... friendly substitutes for disposable dishes, thus cutting down on polystyrene foam and plastic waste. For example, the "e-tray" series by Japanese firm Marushige Seika K. K. features edible serving plates and bowls made of prawn crackers. The products are much sought after by food vendors at outdoor events, and the company based in Aichi Prefecture's Hekinan has also ...

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    Japan asks WTO to intervene on South Korea's atomic fish ban

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the WTO's food safety panel to discuss South Korean rules restricting the import of marine produce from a large area of northern Japan. South Korea last month expanded a ban on Japanese fisheries ... to control the vast amounts of waste water generated by the cooling of runaway reactors in the aftermath of the quake-sparked tsunami of March 2011. Independent experts say that, ultimately, ...



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