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Out-of-state sushi (yum)

Postby fennel » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:06 pm

New salmonella outbreak linked to spicy tuna roll sushi
Is it just me, or is the ideal lifespan of sushi measured in minutes? (Not hours and certainly not days.)

How is it even possible that sushi, from a single source could be sold in nineteen (19) states?
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Re: Out-of-state sushi (yum)

Postby Petro » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:39 am

Spicy tuna rolls are the ground beef of the sushi world. It's just a home for misfit trimmings and pieces of tuna that are ugly enough to need to be hidden inside of a roll.
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Re: Out-of-state sushi (yum)

Postby Michael Patrick » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:59 am

The sushi industry in the US is controlled by the Rev. Moon:

In a remarkable story that has gone largely untold, Moon and his followers created an enterprise that reaped millions of dollars by dominating one of America's trendiest indulgences: sushi.

Today, one of those five Elston Avenue pioneers, Takeshi Yashiro, serves as a top executive of a sprawling conglomerate that supplies much of the raw fish Americans eat.

Adhering to a plan Moon spelled out more than three decades ago in a series of sermons, members of his movement managed to integrate virtually every facet of the highly competitive seafood industry. The Moon followers' seafood operation is driven by a commercial powerhouse, known as True World Group. It builds fleets of boats, runs dozens of distribution centers and, each day, supplies most of the nation's estimated 9,000 sushi restaurants.

Although few seafood lovers may consider they're indirectly supporting Moon's religious movement, they do just that when they eat a buttery slice of tuna or munch on a morsel of eel in many restaurants. True World is so ubiquitous that 14 of 17 prominent Chicago sushi restaurants surveyed by the Tribune said they were supplied by the company.



Source: Chicago Tribune
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Re: Out-of-state sushi (yum)

Postby david cohen » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:38 pm

As long as that salmonella stays away from my beloved Uni (sea urchin roe), I'm good:)
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