Food safety

Hong Kong, accounting for a quarter of Japan’s food export trade, is among 55 countries that have blocked shipments from Fukushima. ©GettyImages

Hong Kong to maintain Fukushima export ban

By RJ Whitehead

Seven years after a tsunami wiped out a nuclear reactor in Fukushima, causing widespread radiation contamination in a largely agricultural region, the prefecture continues to struggle in getting crucial overseas markets to accept its produce.

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