Beating China’s Fake-Food Scourge

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A bowl of ice cream on a hot day in Shanghai gave American Mitchell Weinberg the worst bout of food poisoning he can recall. It also inspired the then-trade consultant to set up Inscatech — a global network of food spies. In demand by multinational retailers and food producers, Inscatech and its agents scour supply chains around […]

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This 50cc Japanese Icon May Be About to Go Extinct

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Inside the moras of fishmongers and sushi shops of Tokyo’s Tsukiji, customers and tourists are assailed by more than just the smell of fresh seafood. There’s also the ceaseless buzzing. Starting before dawn, the world’s biggest fish sell resounds with the noise of scooters zipping apart with bringings for high-end diners in nearby Ginza. It’s […]

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