Via The Globe and Mail: Sushi out of the deep freeze, comes word that the Ontario government is beating a retreat, admitting that officials who drafted them relied on limited scientific research while failing to consult restaurateurs who make their livelihood from raw-fish delicacies.
Health advisers, on the lookout post-SARS for any offshore illness that might ravage Ontario, noted Japan’s 2,000 annual cases of anisakiasis. But, given that only three cases have surfaced in Ontario in the past decade, it looks like the ban on fresh-fish sushi, ceviche, fish tartare and even cold-smoked salmon was risk-assessment overkill. Not to mention very bad processess.
I love the smell of Sashimi, It smells like Victory….(from “Apoxonfish Now”)