News Release

Jul. 11, 2014

Tsumura Announces Inspection by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, Norihisa Tamura

Tsumura & Co. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President: Terukazu Kato) announces that, in accordance with the press release issued by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on July 11, 2014 regarding the attendance and inspection of Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura at the “‘Kurumaza Furusato Talk’ in Biratori-cho, Hokkaido” (sitting in a circle hometown talk in Biratori, Hokkaido), Minister Tamura will inspect the subsidiary Yubari Tsumura Co., Ltd. located in Yubari-shi, Hokkaido.


Details

Date and time: Saturday, July 19, 2014 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
Place: Yubari Tsumura Co., Ltd. (281 Numanosawa, Yubari-shi, Hokkaido)
Visitors: Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura and other associated parties
Purpose of inspection: Yubari Tsumura Co., Ltd. initiative in respect of outsourcing of cultivation of crude drugs to Temiru Farm (Ishikari-shi), established by Harunire no Sato, a social welfare corporation that seeks to help people with disabilities to become independent.
To the Press: See Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare press releases for the schedule of the press briefing with the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare in the “Kurumaza Furusato Talk” held by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Biratori-cho, Hokkaido.
Reporting at Yubari Tsumura will focus on the inspection of the facility by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura and the meeting to exchange views with users of Harunire no Sato. Please be aware that no interviews with Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura will be permitted.
Attendees: President & CEO of Tsumura & Co., Executive General Manager of Botanical raw materials Division, etc., President & CEO of Yubari Tsumura Co., Ltd., etc.