Shark fin

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

California Assembly Votes To Ban Shark Fin Sales

The state Assembly has come to the defense of endangered sharks targeted by fishermen who amputate their fins and toss the live sharks back into the ocean.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

Proposed Shark Fin Ban Makes Waves In SF

A California proposal to outlaw the title ingredient in shark fin soup, a traditional Chinese delicacy, has turned into a recipe for controversy in San Francisco, home to the nation’s oldest Chinatown.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

California Legislation Would Ban Sale Of Shark Fin

Less than one week after Chinese New Year, California legislators have introduced a bill to ban the possession, sale and distribution of shark fins used in a traditional soup.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

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