What started out as a brief piece about "The Japanese Are Funny" stories that foreign correspondents resort to from time to time is beginning to spawn a JMSM story. I'm not committing myself to doing it, but I have collected the relevant online articles, just in case. In the meantime, someone needs to get a life.
As of now (Jan. 21, 1605), Mainichi has nine fake natto diet articles on its website. It is piling it on.