Record $3.1 million paid in New Year’s tuna auction at Japan’s new fish market

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2019 00:04:16 +0000

Record $3.1 million paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

TOKYO, Japan — A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New Year’s auction.

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Irvins Salted Egg apologizes for dead lizard found in fish skin snack packet

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 03:57:49 +0000

A Bangkok customer found a dead lizard coated with salted egg in a half-eaten packet. PHOTOS: FACEBOOK/JANE HOLLOWAY via The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Singapore-based food company Irvins Salted Egg is offering refunds for batches of its popular snack after a Bangkok customer found a dead lizard coated with salted egg in a packet.

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Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand as growers turn to metal detectors and the Australian government launched an investigation to restore public confidence in the popular fruit.

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