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Action groups force Amazon to cull whale products

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Environmental groups have forced online retailer Amazon to remove whale meat products from its site in Japan.

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) of Britain accused Amazon of hypocrisy after investigators found 147 whale products for sale on the company’s Japanese site.

The products contravened the firm’s policy of refusing to advertise unlicensed or illegal wildlife products, including endangered species.

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