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Sorry, Canucks. We'll Get Our Seafood Elsewhere

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jul 31, 2007 1:47PM

2007_07_black_head.jpgPhil Vettel, in a post late yesterday to the Tribune's "Stew" blog, wrote about how restaurants around the area are joining in on a boycott of Canadian seafood to protest that nation's ongoing annual seal hunt. The boycotts range from simply not offering Canadian snow crab - many crab fisheries are also involved in the seal hunt - to not buying seafood from a specific region or not buying any Canadian seafood. The boycott, sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States, will remain in place until the hunt is permanently banned.

You can read the list of local restaurants participating in the boycott here.

Seal image courtesy of HSUS website.