Regulations when bringing plants/animal products into Japan from another country (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)

Bringing meat products, plants or fruit is strictly restricted. In case of introducing such products illegally, persons shall be punished with serious penalty, for example, imprisonment for a term of up to 3 years or a fine of up to 3 million JPY (up to 50 million JPY for businesses). Illegal import might be notified to police office. Illegal import might result in arrestment. Thus, please do not bring in meat products, plants or fruit into Japan.
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Animal Quarantine Service/Plant Protection Station Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries