'Food terrorism' a new concern in Chi...

'Food terrorism' a new concern in China-Japan rift

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boondock saint

Thanyaburi, Thailand

#1 Oct 7, 2012
TOKYO —

In a matter of weeks from mid-September, Japan-China relations have chilled to a level not seen in recent memory.

“In China, Japanese nationals have been singled out for attacks, such as the hot broth from a bowl of noodles being flung on a Japanese customer, or a man assaulted on the street in Hong Kong,” a Japanese exchange student in China tells Shukan Jitsuwa (Oct 18).

“There’s also been rumors going around that Japanese women in China were raped. Everybody’s terrified that sooner or later one of these rumors will prove to be true.”

With some Japanese in China afraid to go out in public, another concern has surfaced: that something will happen in Japan as well.

“It’s ‘food terrorism,’” says a source employed by one of Japan’s security agencies.“Concerns have surfaced that the incident of poisoned ‘gyoza’(pot-sticker dumplings) will be repeated. The existence has been confirmed of Chinese terrorists who may be plotting to lace food imports bound for Japan with poison, moved by the slogan ‘Ai guo wu sui’(no guilt for criminal acts perpetuated in the name of patriotism).”

The previous incident dates back four years, when 10 Japanese children and adults who had consumed frozen gyoza produced by Tenyo Shokuhin in China and sold through a cooperative in Japan reported symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. Fortunately there were no fatalities.

It was determined that the gyoza had been laced with an agricultural pesticide.

“Initially when the news broke, China tried to avoid any responsibility, insisting that the poison had been added after the food arrived in Japan,” says a source described as an “Foreign Ministry agent.”“Several months later, however, similar reports of poisoning occurred in China, and the police, who were concerned over protests, announced they’d arrested a temporary worker at Tenyo Shokuhin, who had poisoned the gyoza out of dissatisfaction over wages. The incident was reported in China via the Internet and in newspapers, so Chinese are well aware of what happened.”

But now Japan’s security apparatus is concerned that terrorists with “patriotic” motives will adopt similar measures.

“We’ve also received data concerning this via the CIA,” says the aforementioned security source.“The plot involves a fanatical right-wing Chinese organization that is planning to pay some poor worker at a factory to poison food. In China now, the gap between rich and poor has widened remarkably and education in morals has been lacking. The data we’ve obtained appears to be highly accurate.”

About 60% of the vegetables, sea foods and other semi-processed and frozen foods imported into Japan are sourced from China. Over the last decade, the volume of imports have jumped fivefold.

“Gyoza are not the only item to be concerned about,” says a journalist covering foreign affairs.“Japan imports ‘udon’(a type of noodle), croquettes, rice pilaf dishes, hamburgers, cutlets and so on. Likewise for frozen vegetables—there are potatoes,‘edamame’(unshelled soya beans), string beans, spinach, corn, broccoli, mixed vegetables and so on. Japan is dependent on China for over half the vegetables on its dining tables. It’s occurred to practically anybody that workers, either through bribery or acting out of a sense of righteous resentment are capable of poisoning a batch.

“Should such a thing occur,” he adds,“panic would break out in Japan. The controversy over the Senkakus would disappear.”
boondock saint

Thanyaburi, Thailand

#2 Oct 7, 2012
“The Noda-led government has no ability to contain the present situation,” remarks the aforementioned security source.“The police and foreign ministry security groups and the special intelligence unit attached to the cabinet have been collating this data and issued warnings, but to be frank, it’s like trying to grab hold of a cloud—there are limits to what we can accomplish. All we can do is go on collecting the data.”

Despite possible blows to its trade, tourism and retail sectors, the magazine warns, Japan will need to maintain close vigilance for the duration.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#3 Oct 7, 2012
Meanwhile, there's a Japanese man founding living off the grounds of Fuzhou train station in southeast China for one month, having lost his passport and money. Locals have been taking care of him with food and clothing. Anyway, a local reporter has contacted for him the Japanese Consulate in Shanghai to send him home.
I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#4 Oct 7, 2012
RayH wrote:
Meanwhile, there's a Japanese man founding living off the grounds of Fuzhou train station in southeast China for one month, having lost his passport and money. Locals have been taking care of him with food and clothing. Anyway, a local reporter has contacted for him the Japanese Consulate in Shanghai to send him home.
They kept the guy for one month before somebody realised they could call the Japanese consulate and they'd help him to get home?

That's another one of Ray's lies or it's proof how disturbingly low the education level is in the PRC.
I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#5 Oct 7, 2012
boondock saint wrote:
no guilt for criminal acts perpetuated in the name of patriotism
Sounds like the PRC nationalists of today are an awful lot like the imperial nationalists of early 1940's Japan.
boondock saint

Thanyaburi, Thailand

#6 Oct 7, 2012
I can read wrote:
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Sounds like the PRC nationalists of today are an awful lot like the imperial nationalists of early 1940's Japan.
I was thinking the samething, China has a habit of copying.
Concerned

Höst, Germany

#7 Oct 7, 2012
boondock saint wrote:
TOKYO —
In a matter of weeks from mid-September, Japan-China relations have chilled to a level not seen in recent memory.
“In China, Japanese nationals have been singled out for attacks, such as the hot broth from a bowl of noodles being flung on a Japanese customer, or a man assaulted on the street in Hong Kong,” a Japanese exchange student in China tells Shukan Jitsuwa (Oct 18).
“There’s also been rumors going around that Japanese women in China were raped. Everybody’s terrified that sooner or later one of these rumors will prove to be true.”
With some Japanese in China afraid to go out in public, another concern has surfaced: that something will happen in Japan as well.
“It’s ‘food terrorism,’” says a source employed by one of Japan’s security agencies.“Concerns have surfaced that the incident of poisoned ‘gyoza’(pot-sticker dumplings) will be repeated. The existence has been confirmed of Chinese terrorists who may be plotting to lace food imports bound for Japan with poison, moved by the slogan ‘Ai guo wu sui’(no guilt for criminal acts perpetuated in the name of patriotism).”
The previous incident dates back four years, when 10 Japanese children and adults who had consumed frozen gyoza produced by Tenyo Shokuhin in China and sold through a cooperative in Japan reported symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. Fortunately there were no fatalities.
It was determined that the gyoza had been laced with an agricultural pesticide.
“Initially when the news broke, China tried to avoid any responsibility, insisting that the poison had been added after the food arrived in Japan,” says a source described as an “Foreign Ministry agent.”“Several months later, however, similar reports of poisoning occurred in China, and the police, who were concerned over protests, announced they’d arrested a temporary worker at Tenyo Shokuhin, who had poisoned the gyoza out of dissatisfaction over wages. The incident was reported in China via the Internet and in newspapers, so Chinese are well aware of what happened.”
But now Japan’s security apparatus is concerned that terrorists with “patriotic” motives will adopt similar measures.
“We’ve also received data concerning this via the CIA,” says the aforementioned security source.“The plot involves a fanatical right-wing Chinese organization that is planning to pay some poor worker at a factory to poison food. In China now, the gap between rich and poor has widened remarkably and education in morals has been lacking. The data we’ve obtained appears to be highly accurate.”
About 60% of the vegetables, sea foods and other semi-processed and frozen foods imported into Japan are sourced from China. Over the last decade, the volume of imports have jumped fivefold.
“Gyoza are not the only item to be concerned about,” says a journalist covering foreign affairs.“Japan imports ‘udon’(a type of noodle), croquettes, rice pilaf dishes, hamburgers, cutlets and so on. Likewise for frozen vegetables—there are potatoes,‘edamame’(unshelled soya beans), string beans, spinach, corn, broccoli, mixed vegetables and so on. Japan is dependent on China for over half the vegetables on its dining tables. It’s occurred to practically anybody that workers, either through bribery or acting out of a sense of righteous resentment are capable of poisoning a batch.
“Should such a thing occur,” he adds,“panic would break out in Japan. The controversy over the Senkakus would disappear.”
The world pops should attack all Chinese they see in the streets for their treatment of Japanese in China. No matter where they come from,mainland China or Taiwan. There's no difference between these two areas anyway. Taiwan fought with Japanese boats in Senkaku Islands lately so there you go. The people can't really distinguish between chinks in mainland and chinks from Taiwan so go ahead. It's time to attack all chinese in the streets in any city of the world countries.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#8 Oct 7, 2012
I can read wrote:
<quoted text>
They kept the guy for one month before somebody realised they could call the Japanese consulate and they'd help him to get home?
That's another one of Ray's lies or it's proof how disturbingly low the education level is in the PRC.
That's in the media all of last week.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#9 Oct 7, 2012
Concerned wrote:
<quoted text>
The world pops should attack all Chinese they see in the streets for their treatment of Japanese in China. No matter where they come from,mainland China or Taiwan. There's no difference between these two areas anyway. Taiwan fought with Japanese boats in Senkaku Islands lately so there you go. The people can't really distinguish between chinks in mainland and chinks from Taiwan so go ahead. It's time to attack all chinese in the streets in any city of the world countries.
Have you considered self-immolation? Do it, stupid.
bll

Christchurch, New Zealand

#11 Oct 7, 2012
Concerned wrote:
<quoted text>
The world pops should attack all Chinese they see in the streets for their treatment of Japanese in China. No matter where they come from,mainland China or Taiwan. There's no difference between these two areas anyway. Taiwan fought with Japanese boats in Senkaku Islands lately so there you go. The people can't really distinguish between chinks in mainland and chinks from Taiwan so go ahead. It's time to attack all chinese in the streets in any city of the world countries.
"concerned"
I am going to be real gentle with you,I am not going to call you a f--ken uneducated idiot,, no, I am a man of the world and realise that not all people can read, or even know basic History
Here are a few facts,
Taiwanese have never been chinese, our fight with the Japanese is over fishing rights, and we do not support or condone the Nazi commies in any way shape or form.
We were part of Japan for over 60yrs, and were treated, and respected far better than from any chinese. Taiwanese even fought for the Japanese,and died.
KMT that took over Taiwan after WW2, had fought the evil Nazi commies, and Japanese, for many years,, actually while KMT were fighting Japanese, commies were hiding, or out hiking doing their bull$hit "long march", and when KMT were severely weaken trying to save China, commies suddenly feel brave,,, like rats.
so never ever again call a Taiwanese any thing but,, Taiwanese
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#12 Oct 8, 2012
bll wrote:
<quoted text>
"concerned"
I am going to be real gentle with you,I am not going to call you a f--ken uneducated idiot,, no, I am a man of the world and realise that not all people can read, or even know basic History
Here are a few facts,
Taiwanese have never been chinese, our fight with the Japanese is over fishing rights, and we do not support or condone the Nazi commies in any way shape or form.
We were part of Japan for over 60yrs, and were treated, and respected far better than from any chinese. Taiwanese even fought for the Japanese,and died.
KMT that took over Taiwan after WW2, had fought the evil Nazi commies, and Japanese, for many years,, actually while KMT were fighting Japanese, commies were hiding, or out hiking doing their bull$hit "long march", and when KMT were severely weaken trying to save China, commies suddenly feel brave,,, like rats.
so never ever again call a Taiwanese any thing but,, Taiwanese
Taiwanese are not Chinese? What does your passport say, Bill-tard? "Republic of CHINA, Taiwan." Where did Taiwan's people originate? Mainland China or Japan? In your case, Japan, as the Japs raped your mom during their occupation of Taiwan, and your grand uncle fought for the Japs and ate people in the Pacific during W.W.II.

The "Long March" was before W.W.II, stupid. Talk about uneducated.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#13 Oct 8, 2012
Bill-tard: Don't forget to go see your grand uncle at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine. You'll see Tojo there too.
love orgy worldwide

Cloverdale, Australia

#14 Oct 8, 2012
JUST HAVE A BIG ORGY IT's MORE FUN

Unless you think rape and murders more FUN

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