With numerous outbreaks in other parts of Asia, the government has taken great pains in trying to reassure the nation that Japan is avian flu free. But all that’s gone out of the window, due to a recent outbreak in Kyoto prefecture. And just to add insult to injury, the farm in question has already sold some of the potentially infected meat to local restaurants.
In a desperate attempt at damage limitation, the powers that be have said that the meat isn’t dangerous, but just to be on the safe side, consumers should cook the meat thoroughly before eating it. Hmm, sounds a bit suspicious to me.
But some customers remain undeterred, if a little cautious. As the picture below shows, these two restaurant goers aren’t about to take any unnecessary risks.