Chicken sashimi and “tataki” (seared chicken breasts and livers) are a common menu item in yakitori bars and restaurants across Japan.. However, eating undercooked or raw chicken can cause food poisoning via the Campylobacter bacteria, which can cause severe stomach pain and diarrhea. More than 800 people became ill with stomach pain and/or diarrhea in Tokyo and Fukuoka in April and May after eating raw chicken breast sashimi and chicken sushi rolls. Read full article