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Fresh whale meat on sale in Ginza

News On Japan -- Sep 02
Japan is attempting to legitimize its commercial whaling activities amid opposition from anti-whaling countries, with fresh whale meat now being offered for sale at Matsuya Ginza Department Store.

Whale meat is usually distributed as frozen, however, fresh meat is said to give consumers the authentic flavor of whale.

According to the Fisheries Agency, Japan's commercial whaling quota is allocated based on a management system agreed upon by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), and it is claimed that even if whaling continues for the next 100 years, it will not lead to a decrease in the whale population.

Sep 02 (テレ東BIZ) - 日本の商業捕鯨をアピールします。松屋銀座店では9月1日、クジラの生肉を販売するイベントが開催されています。  ...continue reading

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