South Korea will reportedly cook food for its delegation separately during the Tokyo Olympics, after raising safety concerns about ingredients from Fukushima which was the site of the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster.
The Korean Sport and Olympic Committee has set up a makeshift kitchen at a hotel near the Olympic village to prepare food for its athletes, installing three containers in a car park because the kitchen was considered too small, Yonhap news agency reported.
A team of 14 chefs, a nutritionist and a food inspector will prepare and deliver about 425 meal boxes daily to the delegation.
The South Korean Olympic spokesperson told Reuters that they will also be doing screening tests for caesium in food ingredients.
Japan insists that ingredients sourced from Fukushima