TO ACCOMPANY FEATURE STORY FOOD-JAPAN-PIGS.
Senior research scientist Akira Watanabe touches a pig called "Tokyo
X", one of the hybrid hogs developed by the Tokyo government in a bid
to create the perfect pork chop, at a Japanese government laboratory in
Hachioji, on the outskirts of Tokyo. Picture taken October 18, 2002.
REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao TO ACCOMPANY FEATURE STORY FOOD-JAPAN-PIGS