Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Japan Resources No 154

CUJ JR 154 (pdf) Japan Resources No 154 Thank you for visiting the English web site of Consumers Union of Japan. We have recently renewed our Japanese web site to better reflect all our campaigns both domestically and internationally. Consumers … Read More

Posted December 20th, 2011 in Japan Resources

BSE: Keep Strict Rules To Eradicate Mad Cow Disease

Withdraw Plans to Reexamine Japan’s Strict Measures against Mad Cow Disease December 9, 2011 Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) decided on December 9, 2011 to consider reexamining the legal measures against Mad Cow Disease and to ask … Read More

Posted December 20th, 2011 in BSE, Food, FTA, TPP, Trade

Genetically Modified Papaya: Consumer Reaction

Genetically modified papaya to be marketed in Japan for the first time but the labeling issue is not solved By Yamaura Yasuaki, CUJ The safety assessment of the genetically modified papaya was completed by the Food Safety Committee in 2009. … Read More

Posted December 20th, 2011 in Biotechnology, Food