Tag: shark fin soup

Why Shark Finning Bans Aren’t Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Why Shark Finning Bans Aren’t Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.

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‘Shark Week’ Fuels Shark-Meat Feeding Frenzy At Restaurants

‘Shark Week’ Fuels Shark-Meat Feeding Frenzy At Restaurants

| August 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The craze to embrace all things shark during Discovery’s “Shark Week” in August is exploding onto menus. But the hype doesn’t hide the fact that many of these creatures are endangered.

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Cherry Cobbler for Presidents Day

Cherry Cobbler for Presidents Day

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did George Washington really chop down that cherry tree? Yes or no, the long Presidents’ Day weekend is a relaxing time to whip up an easy cherry cobbler.

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KQED’s Forum: Shark Finning Legislation

KQED’s Forum: Shark Finning Legislation

| February 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

A new bill introduced by state Assembly members Paul Fong and Jared Huffman sinks its teeth into the sale and distribution of shark fins in California. Environmentalists say AB376 would help stop the torture and slaughter of endangered shark species. But state Senator Leland Yee and some members of the Chinese business community contend that sweeping legislation is too broad of an approach. They also see the law as an attack on Asian culture.

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