Incredible but true: Ynet reported on 15 March that “Israel fears sushi shortage after quake.” As Japan faces a nuclear catastrophe and the rest of humanity prays for a safe end to this unfolding disaster, Israelis fear a shortage "in the ingredients of one of their favorite dishes": Sushi!

"There may be a shortage of sushi components, but we are still studying the situation," says Dudi Afriat of the Rakuto Kasei company, which imports the Kikkoman soy sauce, as well as seaweeds, wasabi, rice and other necessary ingredients for sushi rolls.

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