Majority Of Icelanders Never Buy Whale Meat - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Majority Of Icelanders Never Buy Whale Meat

Published December 16, 2013

Only 3% of Icelanders eat whale meat regularly, according to a new survey carried out by Capacent for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

That’s based on whether people had bought whale meat six times or more in the past 12 months when they answered the survey.

According to that, 75% of Icelanders never buy whale meat, MBL reports.

IFAW disclosed these findings in a press release, where they also expressed disappointment over the fact that Icelandic authorities have allowed continued whaling “instead of stopping this outdated and uneconomical industry which is bad for both Icelanders and whales.”

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