Friday, January 27, 2006
Sealord and Whaling
Before you buy that next box of frozen fish at the supermarket, you might like consider whether the company is involved in commercial whaling.
Take the battle from the high seas to supermarket shelves. You will find Sealord frozen, canned and fresh fish products in Australian supermarkets, fast food outlets and restaurants. Sealord's parent company Nissui is directly linked to Japans commercial whaling, as it is a major shareholder of the company which owns Japan's whaling fleet. They also market and sell the whale meat throughout Japan.
So next time you shop send a message and don't buy Sealord products until they stop participating the needless killing of the whales... Consumer power really works.
What else can you do? Ask Sealord's boss Doug McKay to persuade their parent company Nissui to end the whale hunt.
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