JAPAN: Radish farmer wins ¥6m damages after state health announcements
The Osaka state government has been ordered to pay a radish sprout farmer ¥6m (US$0.045m) in compensation after its warnings of an outbreak of 0157 E-coli bacteria damaged shipments of his produce. Sixty-four year old Hajimu Minamino, from Habikino in the Osaka Prefecture, had filed a damages suit against the state for compensation of about ¥52m.
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