As if we weren’t worrying enough already about the scary byproducts and dead pets that go into dog food, a Japanese food company gives us another thing to fret over, and this one should make you outraged: Whale meat in dog treats.
Michinoku Farm, a Tokyo-based company, is selling on its website “whale chews” made from endangered North American fin whales. They’re described as a “low calorie, low fat, high protein” snack. The whales are hunted in Iceland, and the meat is sent to Japan. The company also sells treats made from Mongolian horses and kangaroos.