Japan Michelin-star restaurant closed after food poisoning

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  • Friday, 24 Jun 2016

A kaiseki restaurant, located in Kamakura, near Tokyo, has been closed due to food poisoning. Photo: AFP/IStock

A Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant specialising in a refined – and pricey – traditional cuisine has been ordered to temporarily close after customers came down with food poisoning, an official said on June 22.

A total of 14 customers suffered from stomach pain and diarrhoea after eating sea urchin, squid and other seafood at the Kita Kamakura Saryo Gentoan south-west of Tokyo, a local government official said.

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