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Whale meat not popular dinner fare

Nearly 82 percent of people in Iceland aged 16-24 do not eat whale meat, according to an annual Gallup consumer survey conducted in June and July. People aged 55-67 are most likely to eat whale. Morgunbladid online reports.

Only 1.1 percent of Icelanders eats whale once a week or more, according to the survey, whereas 52.9 percent of consumers eat chicken and 47.4 percent eat lamb once a week. The survey was conducted for the Icelandic Nature Conservation Association and the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

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