April 22, 2021

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Japan university lunch menu transformed as festive rice considered inappropriate on earthquake anniv.

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The Yokohama Municipal Authorities building (Mainichi)

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YOKOHAMA — A very last-moment adjust was designed to the March 11 lunch menu at municipal elementary colleges in this city south of Tokyo, following people affiliated with the schools claimed that the unique menu of pink bean rice — generally eaten on festive occasions — was inappropriate on the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Terrific East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.&#13

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In accordance to the well being and schooling division of the Yokohama Municipal Board of Education, the purple bean rice was prepared to be served on the day at a total of 89 educational institutions positioned in the city’s Totsuka, Seya, Hodogaya, and Izumi wards, as nicely as in some spots of Minami Ward, amid the some 340 schools in Yokohama. The meal is normally served on a yearly basis at the close of the faculty year to rejoice students’ graduation and transferring up to the subsequent grade. &#13

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The exclusive rice was scheduled to be provided more than several days at all schools in the town this year as properly. Having said that, a handful of times prior to the date, a number of events affiliated with the educational institutions contacted the municipal education and learning board to query the choice. The board then hurriedly arranged with foods suppliers and changed the lunch menu with meals slated for a independent day. The schooling board said that it presented an rationalization, which include the explanation for the menu alter, for the youngsters and mothers and fathers of the impacted universities on March 10.&#13

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Representatives at the city schooling board develop yearly options for lunch menus. Despite the fact that they have an possibility to evaluation the menus in autumn, the March 11 menu of crimson bean rice was not considered as a problem right until the final minute. Subsequent an inquiry, a consultant of the board’s health and fitness and schooling division stated, “We unsuccessful to give ample thought as a metropolis governing administration.”&#13

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(Japanese initial by Junya Higuchi, Yokohama Bureau)&#13

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