Episode 651: The Salmon Taboo : Planet Money Today on the show: How hard could it be to get a nation of sushi lovers to try raw salmon?
NPR logo

Episode 651: The Salmon Taboo

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/440951873/440968511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Episode 651: The Salmon Taboo

Episode 651: The Salmon Taboo

Episode 651: The Salmon Taboo

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/440951873/440968511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In Japan, they've eaten cooked salmon forever. And they've been been eating raw fish for hundreds of years. But not all fish. Raw salmon, no way. Then, 30 years ago, a few people halfway around the world launched a plan to change that.

Today on the show: How hard could it be to get a nation of sushi lovers to eat raw salmon?


Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr.