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Japan Tainted Food Products on Recall, Consumers Fall ill

There has been a recent outbreak of food poisoning in Japan, with hundreds of people sickened by contaminated frozen food. Food Company Maruha Nichiro recalled frozen products of lasagna and pancakes due to repeated complaints of vomiting and diarrhea. After responding to frequent calls from consumers, the products were found tainted with a high level of Malathion, a pesticide used …

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Japan: Tainted Food Contains Pesticide

Japan residents are battling illness this week after the makers of a popular frozen food recalled 6.4 million packages, citing a possible pesticide contamination. Maruha Nichiro Holdings issued warnings to consumers about several different frozen items after they were found to be tainted with high levels of malathion; about 550 people have been confirmed to have suffered illness after eating …

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