Chinese American food purveyors object to law banning shark fins

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 00:30 in Mathematics & Economics

New legislation that outlaws the main ingredient in shark fin soup unfairly deprives customers of a centuries-old delicacy, California restaurant owners say. The Assemblyman who introduced the bill grew up eating the soup but called the finning of sharks a brutal practice.In the wake of new California legislation that outlaws the sale and possession of shark fins, some Chinese American food purveyors are objecting that the law unfairly deprives their customers of a centuries-old Asian delicacy, shark fin soup.

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