Balto Seafood Restaurant Spat With PETA Has Helped Business

Late last summer, People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) initiated an anti-seafood billboard campaign in Baltimore, Maryland. One of their advertisements ended up near Jimmy's Famous Seafood drawing the ire of its owner, John Minadakis. Minadakis hit back with a billboard advertisement of his own and even took to Twitter … Continue reading Balto Seafood Restaurant Spat With PETA Has Helped Business

Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Harass NYC Japanese Fish Restaurant

A location of unique Japanese restaurant named Zauo opened mid-October in New York City. The concept behind it is, according to Eater, customers can fish for their dinner and enjoy a wide variety of Japanese-oriented seafood cuisine. However, a group of animal rights punks were also in attendance. At first they were present outside the … Continue reading Animal “Rights” Hoodlums Harass NYC Japanese Fish Restaurant

The War Over Iceland’s Commercial Whaling

Iceland is one of two countries that does not recognize International Whaling Commission’s ban on whaling and where commercial whaling is legal. Consequently, environmentalists with the Sea Shepherd terrorist group are making it a point to try to shut down Iceland's whaling industry which is centuries old. Below is an ABC Nightline report on the … Continue reading The War Over Iceland’s Commercial Whaling

Baltimore Seafood Restaurant Slams PETA on Twitter

In light of PETA upping the ante on its billboard campaign against Jimmy's Famous Seafood, the restaurant has changed venues and is taking its campaign to Twitter. The whole controversy started when the human hate group put up a billboard near the Baltimore docks condemning eating seafood and urging people to eat vegan food instead. … Continue reading Baltimore Seafood Restaurant Slams PETA on Twitter

Environmentalists Use Fishing Monitors to Shut Down Commercial Fishing

Despite Congressional funding, a long standing dispute involving environmentalists and commercial fishermen over fishing monitors will continue. The dispute is over how the monitors should be paid for. Environmentalists say the fishing industry should foot the bill, while fishermen want the taxpayers to do so. On the surface it sounds like a fight over subsidies … Continue reading Environmentalists Use Fishing Monitors to Shut Down Commercial Fishing

The New York Times Pitches for Lobster “Rights” …. Sort Of

A debate in Switzerland occurred last week when the Swiss government ordered that the practice of live lobsters being dropped in boiling water in order to cook them be ceased since doing so could cause the lobsters pain. An alternative is to stun them before doing so as to ensure that they (in theory) may … Continue reading The New York Times Pitches for Lobster “Rights” …. Sort Of

Hunter disputes Greenpeace’s claim seals suffer when killed

The Atlantic Canadian seal hunt is taking place in Nova Scotia and one hunter is up in arms (pun intended) about Greenpeace's lying about what happens to seals when they are killed. The Chronicle Herald quotes seal hunter Leo Hearn who condemns Greenpeace for using propaganda from forty years ago in order to slander the … Continue reading Hunter disputes Greenpeace’s claim seals suffer when killed