30 Oct '13, 12pm

Japanese chef cooking at Elysee Palace in Paris & the royal residence of Prince Albert in Monaco #Fukushima #food #PR

Japanese chef cooking at Elysee Palace in Paris & the royal residence of Prince Albert in Monaco #Fukushima #food #PR

Arriving in France with a suitcase full of smoked chicken and wasabi from the stricken Japanese region of Fukushima, chef Harutomo Hagi was a man on a mission. Armed with a sheaf of test certificates vouching for the safety of the produce following the March 2011 nuclear disaster there, the 37-year-old was in Paris to show the world what Fukushima has to offer. "Even when they smiled the farmers were sad," he told AFP, explaining that products from the affected area had become tainted in the eyes of consumers and now sold at half the price they did before the accident. The situation was so bad, he said, that he thought "it was all over". Large swathes of the area were evacuated after the earthquake and tsunami two years ago that triggered the emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. The plant's reactors went into meltdown and spread radiation over a wide a...

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