The raw fish that is used in sushi may have parasites such as tiny worms that can reside in the human gut and cause serious health hazards, say researchers.
Shocking viral video: In a recently surfaced video, a raw fish was seen coming out alive on the plate itself! Watch the bizarre incident here.
The ministry said all retail food establishments that wish to sell ready-to-eat raw fish dishes are to use only saltwater fish intended for raw consumption.
Japanese cuisine isn't all raw fish and seaweed. Southern comfort food such as chicken karaage and buttery fish-roe pasta are becoming popular.