Latest Sushi Stories

2009-11-02 12:06:00

MIAMI, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's largest chain of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, is inviting guests to join their knife-wielding, entertaining chefs at their famous Teppanyaki tables to celebrate the season and give back.

2009-10-27 12:34:47

A new paper published October 27 in PLoS ONE, the online, open-access scientific journal, unveils for the first time a method to accurately distinguish between all eight tuna species from any kind of processed tissue using genetic sequencing.

2009-10-13 15:19:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sushi has joined the list of favorite menu items at six elementary schools in New Jersey's Hillsborough Township Public Schools.

2009-08-26 11:18:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokiolabs, LLC (http://www.tokiolabs.com) today announced the acquisition and subsequent release of its Sushipedia version 1.2 update, now available for immediate and FREE download on the Apple iTunes App Store.

2009-08-24 06:15:00

A spokeswoman said Saturday that the European Union (EU) will decide in the autumn whether to add bluefin tuna to a list of threatened species, a move that would put a temporary ban on selling the fish species in world markets.

2009-07-28 14:10:00

The increase in demand for bluefin tuna has resulted in a call from Monaco and CITES to place Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna on the world’s endangered species list.

2009-07-02 14:00:00

Scientists in Japan say they will breed a new "super-tuna" in the next ten years that will be stronger, more resistant to disease and taste better than the bluefin presently in the oceans.

2009-06-16 20:39:03

A Chicago man got an unexpected side dish with his sushi at a restaurant in August 2006 -- a 9-foot tapeworm, researchers say. Anthony Franz is one of a growing number of people infested with a salmon tapeworm, the journal The Emerging Infectious Diseases reports. Dr. Felipe C.

2009-03-19 15:37:09

Restaurants in Russia serving foreign cuisine are finding themselves backed into an economic corner with the devalued ruble pushing up import prices. Rosinter founder Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanaevsky Blanco, who runs Il Patio and Planeta Sushi chains, said the company is leaning more on domestic producers with 60 percent to 70 percent of the restaurants' fare now made from Russian ingredients. McDonald's, which said it is paying 50 percent more for imported ingredients that it did seven months...

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