Japanese treat themselves on annual eel-eating day

National Jul 25, 2017

Japanese treat themselves on annual eel-eating day

Tuesday was eel-eating day, when many in Japan treat themselves to the grilled delicacy —this year likely to make a smaller dent on the wallet with prices down. Eel, typically prepared with sweet soy sauce and grilled, is enjoyed on set days following an old ...

China to run out of exports of endangered European eel by early next year

National Jul 28, 2014

China to run out of exports of endangered European eel by early next year

China will stop exporting the internationally protected European eel to Japan by the end of next January, industry sources said Monday. The Chinese government's office for wildlife protection has notified Japanese industry officials that the stock for re-exported, French-origin eels protected by an international treaty ...