The Facts Behind Japan’s Whale, Dolphin and Porpoise Hunting

A report into how consumers purchasing ‘whale meat’ in Japan are being misled through mislabelling of products on the market.

They are often duped into buying meat from dolphins and porpoises when the product is labelled as ‘whale’ and may contain dangerously high levels of pollutants.

For decades the Japanese Government has known that whale and dolphin products carry dangerously high levels of pollutants but has failed to take any action to protect Japanese consumers.