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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - As worries grow about radiation from an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant in Japan entering the food chain, restaurants in Singapore are considering importing sushi, sashimi and other Japanese ingredients from elsewhere. Customers are flocking as usual to the dozens of sushi bars and upscale Japanese restaurants in Singapore, which have a large number of Japanese expatriates and afficionados of the cuisine, but news that food imports from Japan will be tested for radiation has caused concern. "At present we do not foresee an issue, but if the situation in Japan continues to drag on with no improvement, then in a couple of months we would have to look for alternative sources of supplies," said a spokeswoman for sushi chain Sakae Holdings. South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines have said they will test Japanese food imports for radiation. ...

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