14 May '12, 12pm

Not happy with celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay who ate minke whale at an Icelandic restaurant recently.

2012-05-14 WDCS Critical Of Gordon Ramsay For Eating Whale Meat Award-winning celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay, has been criticised by WDCS for eating whale meat. Ramsay ate minke whale at a restaurant whilst on a week’s break in Iceland recently. Ramsay, who has been featured campaigning against eating shark fin in the past, seemed to be unaware of the cruelty involved in whaling and that his actions were helping to keep the flagging whaling industry in business. A large percentage of the whale meat slaughtered in Iceland feeds tourists as most of the local population does not eat the meat anymore. Commercial whaling is banned yet Iceland uses loopholes to get around this, and a staggering 35 to 40% of the meat from minke whales slaughtered by Icelandic whalers is eaten by tourists visiting the country who often have no idea that their actions are propping up commercial whal...

Full article: http://www.wdcs.org/news.php?select=1231

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