Press Release:

Information of Instruction to restrict distribution of foods in relation to the Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

1 June 2011


The Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago wishes to transmit the information, received from the Government of Japan, concerning the updated restriction on the shipment of contaminated foods from Japanese authorities, in the aftermath of the large earthquake on March 11, 2011.

The Government of Japan has cancelled some restrictions on the shipment of foods. The list of the instructions associated with food restriction is attached as reference (click here for the list of instructions)

Restriction of distribution of bamboo shoot produced in Fukushima prefecture has been cancelled in some of its areas.


The Embassy of Japan will continue to provide information to the public on matters relating to the nuclear situation in Japan, in order to avoid any overreaction or unnecessary measures by the media and the external community.


For enquiries please contact
the Public Relations Desk
Embassy of Japan
at (868) 628-5991 ext 242