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Mutant puffer fish spell peril for Japan's diners

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 02:15

Japanese scientists are worried about Fugu, the Japanese pufferfish that's famous as a delicacy but also infamous for carrying a highly toxic poison. Experts in Japan say that climate change is sowing confusion in the fishing industry with the arrival of a new hybrid species of the deadly poisonous fish that is harder to identify and harder to clean of its toxic body parts, as Reuters' Mari Saito explains.

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Japanese scientists are worried about Fugu, the Japanese pufferfish that's famous as a delicacy but also infamous for carrying a highly toxic poison. Experts in Japan say that climate change is sowing confusion in the fishing industry with the arrival of a new hybrid species of the deadly poisonous fish that is harder to identify and harder to clean of its toxic body parts, as Reuters' Mari Saito explains.

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Mutant puffer fish spell peril for Japan's diners

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 02:15