Bahrain Eases Restrictions On Japanese Food Imports

News: Bahrain has become the first member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to lift restrictions on food imports from Japan, which were introduced in response to the 2011 Fukishima nuclear disaster, reports Food Business Review. The restrictions required Japanese food exports to provide inspection certificates as assurance that foodstuffs were free from radioactive contamination. Japanese officials have welcomed the decision, and now hope that other GCC nations will follow Bahrain ' s lead.

News: Bahrain has become the first member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to lift restrictions on food imports from Japan, which were introduced in response to the 2011 Fukishima nuclear disaster, reports Food Business Review. The restrictions required Japanese food exports to provide inspection certificates as assurance that foodstuffs were free from radioactive contamination. Japanese officials have welcomed the decision, and now hope that other GCC nations will follow Bahrain ' s lead.

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Sector: Food & Drink
Geography: Bahrain, Japan
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