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Whalers Complete Hunt
The fleet brought back an estimated 1,430 tons of frozen whale meat, down 670 tons from last year’s Antarctic hunts.
Oct 4th, 2019
Easing Restrictions on Food From Fukushima
Soybeans and seafood will be permitted for the first time since radiation meltdowns at the nuclear plant contaminated plants, soil and fish in 2011.
Jun 27th, 2019
WTO Bans Fukushima Seafood
This overturned a ruling by a lower panel last year that said Seoul was unfairly discriminating against Japanese products.
Apr 12th, 2019
Japan Could Resume Whale Hunts
Japan annually consumes about 5,000 tons of whale meat.
Dec 20th, 2018
Korea to Fight for Fukushima Seafood Ban
Japan is urging South Korea to scrap a ban on seafood imports enacted after the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown.
Feb 23rd, 2018