poisoned dumplings



China Suspects Willful Poisoning In ‘Gyoza’ Case

 Kenji Minemura reports in THE ASAHI SHIMBUN: Chinese authorities have widened their investigation into the manufacturer of poisonous gyoza dumplings that sickened 14 people in Japan and China. Having already interviewed 55 of...

Relations between Old Foes Remain Fragile

From the Financial Times: When 10 people in Japan became ill after eating pesticide-tainted gyoza dumplings made in China, the resulting furore among the Japanese public demonstrated how fragile relations were between the two...

Editorial: Hu Jintao’s Visit in May

An editorial in The Asahi Shimbun wonders if the recent scare over bad gyoza dumplings imported from China to Japan might also taint President Hu Jintao’s upcoming visit to the island nation: With Chinese President Hu...

Has China Given up on Probe for Truth?

China seems to be toning down the poisoned dumplings case, but the Daily Yomiuri editorial asks for the truth. It is safe to say the issue is not over in Japan. …The Chinese Public Security Ministry said at a press...

Dumplings Said Not Contaminated in China

The pesticide-laced dumplings sent to Japan and caused 10 people to be seriously ill, could not have been contaminated in China, according to Chinese authorities. And while both Japan and China have acknowledged that the...

China Denies Poison at Dumpling Factory

A top Chinese official said today the contaminated frozen dumplings that made 10 people in Japan ill was not a result of sabotage. The incident in December and January provoked tensions between the two countries and both sides...

Japan, China Head Off a Dumpling War

From Time Magazine: Bite-sized potstickers are popular in Japan, but rarely are they food for political debate. Since December, frozen gyoza (meat dumplings) produced by Chinese manufacturer Tianyang Food Processing Ltd. have...

Japan Says Don’t Rush To Conclusions On Dumplings

From AFP: Japan on Thursday warned against rushing to the conclusion that Chinese dumplings behind a health scare here were intentionally poisoned, following allegations of politically motivated sabotage. A senior Chinese...

Activists May Have Poisoned China Dumplings

Here is an update to the poisoned China dumplings case. After Xinhua says China Says Tainted Dumplings Not Poisoned at Plant(Bloomberg), there turned out other possibilities of who poisoned the dumplings, from Reuters: Activists...

Dumplings Poisoned ‘on Purpose’

From BBC: Chinese dumplings which were laced with pesticide and made at least 10 Japanese people ill were probably poisoned on purpose, Japan’s health minister says. The frozen dumplings were contaminated with a highly...



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