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UAE lifts ban on Japanese food imports

The UAE has announced its decision to allow the import of all kinds of food and feed from 14 Japanese provinces, Wam has reported. The ministry of environment and water said to allow the import of food from the provinces, the name of the province and the origin of food must be provided and attached with a certificate showing the date of production or manufacturing. The import ban on food and agricultural materials from Japan came after potential exposure to radiation from the leak at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami witnessed by the country in March of 2011.