05 Jan '12, 10am

NTUC's 'no shark's fin' policy to kick in by April - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

NTUC's 'no shark's fin' policy to kick in by April - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Singapore's largest supermarket chain NTUC Fairprice will withdraw all sales of shark's fin products before April this year -- but after Chinese New Year. This CNY will be the last for which customers can buy shark fin products at Fairprice. The moves comes after public uproar to an insensitive message posted by one of NTUC Fairprice 's seafood supplier Thern Da Seafood . The supplier had posted on Facebook on 17 Nov 2011 at 12.14am, "Screw the divers! Shark's fin and Mola Mola will also be launched at all NTUC Fairprice outlets during CNY 2012! Exact date for launching will be out soon!" NTUC Fairprice told Yahoo! Singapore that they were alerted to the post on Wednesday and immediately investigated the matter. On Thursday, the supermarket chain provided an update on its Facebook page and said they it will be withdrawing all products from Thern Da Seafood from its network...

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