06 Jan '12, 12am

Outrage over posting on shark's fin supplier's webpage (via ST iPhone App)

Outrage over posting on shark's fin supplier's webpage (via ST iPhone App)

A screen grab (above) of Thern Da Seafood's Facebook page, where a status update saying 'Screw the divers' - apparently referring to those against trade in shark's fin - was posted, drawing much flak from netizens. -- ST FILE PHOTO By Ng Kai Ling Singapore's largest supermarket chain, FairPrice, on Thursday announced that it will stop selling shark's fin products from April this year. The move follows an outcry over a post on the Facebook page of one of its suppliers. The comment 'Screw the divers' - an apparent reference to diving enthusiasts campaigning against the shark's fin trade - appeared on the Facebook page of Thern Da Seafood. It was announcing the launch of a new shark's fin product at FairPrice outlets. The post drew much criticism and went viral on the social networking site and also microblog Twitter. Many who commented called for a boycott of both the suppli...

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