16 Mar '11, 9am

Diners are still tucking into sushi at restaurants in Asia despite fears of elevated radiation levels in Japan

Diners are still tucking into sushi at restaurants in Asia despite fears of elevated radiation levels in Japan

Diners are still tucking into sushi at restaurants around the region despite fears that elevated radiation levels in Japan could reach the food chain and contaminate raw ingredients. -- PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES SINGAPORE - ASIAN diners are still tucking into sushi at restaurants around the region despite fears that elevated radiation levels in Japan could reach the food chain and contaminate raw ingredients. Singapore's largest sushi chain Sakae Holdings said customers were still flocking to its outlets, which serve sushi and sashimi on moving conveyor belts as well as popular Japanese cuisine such as teppanyaki. 'So far I think we've been seeing business as usual,' a spokesman for the firm told AFP. Customers appeared to be satisfied with assurances that the city's food regulator, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, would screen incoming Japanese produce. In Taiwan's Sus...

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