Naked Fish Japanese Bistro Stops Serving Live Octopus

July 2011

Upon discovering that Naked Fish Japanese Bistro was cutting off the tentacles of live octopuses, PETA urged the upscale Salt Lake City eatery to make the compassionate decision to stop serving live octopus. The bistro acknowledged that octopuses are highly intelligent animals with sensitive tentacles and therefore agreed to discontinue selling them as a live entrée.

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