This page entails the latest import control measures on Japanese food posed by the HKSAR Government, and will be updated in the development of events. 

On 24 August 2023, the Government of Japan started discharging the nuclear-contaminated water generated in the process of cooling the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power station into the ocean after treatment. The discharge has aroused concern from the international community and the public. Many stakeholders are concerned whether the discharge of nuclear-contaminated water into the ocean would have serious impact on the marine ecosystem, the food chain and food safety.

Ensuring food safety is the SAR government's prime consideration. This page contains information on the latest arrangements for the import control of Japanese, as well as related frequently asked questions, for the reference of the public and food businesses.