Pufferfish is a deadly delicacy in Japan but a safe one in China. Photo: Tom Wang

Pufferfish in China: diners lured by delicacy now country has bred them poison-free

  • A prized delicacy in Japan, where poisonous varieties are prepared by skilled chefs, pufferfish are giving spicy crayfish a run for their money in Beijing
  • That’s because Chinese fisheries have bred the poison out of them, prompting the government to lift a ban on their consumption
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Pufferfish is a deadly delicacy in Japan but a safe one in China. Photo: Tom Wang
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