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    Trendy restaurant apologizes for serving whale meat

    A trendy California sushi restaurant charged by federal authorities with serving whale meat offered an apology Monday, saying it "ignored its responsibilities" to endangered species. Prosecutors charged Typhoon Restaurant Inc., the parent company of Santa Monica's The Hump, and chef Kiyoshiro Yamamoto, 45, with the illegal sale of a marine mammal product for an unauthorized purpose.
    Although it is considered a delicacy in Japan and some other countries, meat from whales -- an endangered species -- is illegal to consume in the United States.
    More here: Trendy restaurant apologizes for serving whale meat - CNN.com

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    But it is so healthy and delicious. Not to mention they really bombed Japan:


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    Oh stop your blubbering.
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    Seems odd to make it a crime to serve it.

    We don't hunt it, but I see no reason not to eat it if it is hunted within the laws that govern such things.
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    Why is that? New York is currently looking at legislation to make it illegal to put salt in food. Welcome to national health care.

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    I've had whale meat before. It's pretty good
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Seems odd to make it a crime to serve it.

    We don't hunt it, but I see no reason not to eat it if it is hunted within the laws that govern such things.
    I agree.


    Quote Originally Posted by dadyswat View Post
    Why is that? New York is currently looking at legislation to make it illegal to put salt in food. Welcome to national health care.
    I've been following that, it is absolutely outrageous.




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    Thats stupid. Of course its also illegal to consume horse meat and dog meat here
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    I always mean to try some whale steak every time I'm in Norway. Never get around to do it though
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