Food poisoning has been the main food safety concern of surveyed Japanese people for almost every year since 2008, according to a study.
Food poisoning was ranked as the top food safety related hazard causing concern in 10 of the past 11 surveys from 2004 to 2018. However, the number of cases has decreased in the past 15 years with 1,330 infections in 2018, reported the study published in a journal managed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency.
Researchers looked at 15 years since the Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSCJ) was established in 2003. The study explored the