Greenpeace protests over Mitsui bluefin tuna sales in Taiwan

Undercurrent News
Date: May 11, 2015s    

Greenpeace Taiwan held a protest outside a Mitsui Taipei Food & Beverage southern_bluefin_tuna-265x300Enterprise Group restaurant on May 8, over what it called the company’s “reluctance to initiate talks” about serving bluefin tuna at its outlets, reports Taipei Times.

Members of Greenpeace used a hoist to hang a banner reading “serving endangered species” from the sign on Mitsui’s flagship store in Taipai’s Zhongshan District.

Citing a ranking published by Greenpeace in January, Greenpeace Taiwan ocean campaigner Hsieh Yi-hsuan said that the Japanese-style restaurant chain is one of the poorest-performing seafood chains in the nation in terms of its damage to marine ecology, ranking at the bottom along with Sushi Express, the nation’s largest conveyor-belt sushi bar chain.    [FULL  STORY]

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