29 Jul '16, 6pm

#HearOurVoicesChangeYourChoices

#HearOurVoicesChangeYourChoices

It turns out that a surprisingly high number of grade schools in Japan are serving their students more than just a well-rounded education. According to the results of a survey released today, whale meat is back on the menu at about a sixth of Japan's public elementary and junior-high schools. In recent years, the nation has stirred the ire of environmentalists for continuing to hunt whales despite a decline in the meat's popularity -- to feed their kids, apparently.According to a report from The Japan Times , the survey conducted by Kyodo News found that 5,355 public primary and junior-high schools served cooked whale meat to its students at least once during the 2010 school year -- amounting to about 18 percent of public schools in Japan. Just a few decades past, whale meat was much more present in the country's public schools, but it had become less common as internation...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/18-of-grade-schools-...

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