Stop Salmon Suffering

① SIGN THE OPEN LETTER TO THE FIRST MINISTER OF SCOTLAND Deformed. Diseased. Eaten alive by parasites. Our shocking new investigation reveals countless salmon on Scottish farms are suffering such torments every year. What’s more, the industry is set for massive expansion by 2030 – and Japan is financially supporting the growth of this industry. Japan imported as much as 1,194 tons of salmon in 2019. Compared to 763 tons in 2018, it increased by nearly 1.6 times. It’s crucial we act now to end this endemic cruelty to these sensitive, intelligent animals. Please, sign our open letter today. Urge the Scottish Government to halt the expansion of this industry until tougher welfare…

Deformities, parasite infestations and high death rates: the murky depths of one of the world’s largest fish farming industries exposed in new undercover investigation

Press Release The biggest ever exposé into the Scottish salmon industry reveals suffering on an industry-wide and endemic scale, breaches in animal welfare legislation and shocking mortality rates. The undercover investigation and accompanying report titled ‘Underwater Cages, Parasites & Dead Fish: Why a Moratorium on Scottish Salmon Farming Expansion is Imperative’, released today by a global network of NGOs in over 30 countries, including Animal Rights Center Japan, uncovers the grim reality for many fish raised in sea cages producing world-famous Scottish salmon. Scotland is the third largest producer of farmed Atlantic salmon worldwide (approximately 38 million fish produced in 2019), exporting to over 50 countries, including Japan and ‘the…