Food Safety Commission "in jeopardy"

The Japan Times notes that the trustworthiness of the Food Safety Commission appears to be in jeopardy:

Half of the 12-member panel under the commission that was tasked with assessing the safety of North American beef resigned as of March 31. The six who quit were regarded by consumer groups as being cautious about the idea of resuming beef imports from the United States and Canada. Six new members were appointed as of April 1. A full explanation about what led to their resignation should be the first step to regaining trust in the commission and the panel.

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