If you wish to list chilled/frozen food on Amazon.co.jp, please contact us to request the “Questionnaire sheet” to fill in your item handling policies with the e-mail form below;
E-mail title: Questionnaire Sheet Request – C&F [Your Merchant Token]
E-mail body: ASIN and Item Name (if you have already listed chilled/frozen food items on Amazon.co.jp)
Contact address: email@example.com
If you list items on Amazon.co.jp without notification to Amazon, we may contact you to request to provide the information of your items.
[Food Sanitation Act abridgment]
Article 3 (1) A food business operator (meaning a person or juridical person who is engaged in collecting, producing, importing, processing, cooking, storing, transporting, or selling food or additives, or producing, importing, or selling apparatus or containers and packaging, or a person or juridical person who provides food to many and unspecified persons on an ongoing basis at schools, hospitals or other facilities; the same shall apply hereinafter) shall, on his/her own responsibility, endeavor to ensure the safety of the food, additives, apparatus or containers and packaging which he/she collects, produces, imports, processes, cooks, stores, transports, sells, provides to many and unspecified persons, or uses in business (hereinafter referred to as "food for sale, etc."), and for that purpose, he/she shall endeavor to obtain the knowledge and technologies necessary to ensure the safety of food for sale, etc., conduct voluntary inspections of food for sale, etc., and take other necessary measures.
Article 6 The following food and additives shall not be sold (including cases of being delivered but not being sold to many and unspecified persons; the same shall apply hereinafter), or collected, produced, imported, processed, used, cooked, stored, or displayed for the purpose of marketing:
(i) Articles which have deteriorated, or are rotten, or immature; provided, however, that this shall not apply to articles which involve no risk to human health in general and are recognized as being edible;
(ii) Articles which contain or are covered with toxic or harmful substances or are suspected to contain or be covered with such substances; provided, however, that this shall not apply to cases where the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare specifies that such articles involve no risk to human health;
(iii) Articles which are contaminated with pathogens or are suspected to be so, and involve a risk to human health;
(iv) Articles which involve a risk to human health due to contamination or the addition of foreign substances or on other grounds.
Food Sanitation Act (Japanese/English)： http://www.japaneselawtranslation.go.jp/law/detail/?id=12&vm=04&re=01
Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Japanese)：http://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.jp/shokuhin/hyouji/index.html
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japanese): https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/shokuhin/jigyousya/shokuhin_kikaku/index.html