wildsingapore news: Tide turning against shark's fin, especially among the young

The traditional delicacy has been falling out of favour, particularly among the younger generation, as concerns over cruelty grow Jessica Lim and Siau Ming En Straits Times 8 Jan 12; She reaches for a packet of dried shark's fin at the dried goods store in Queen Street. She's planning something special for the family dinner. But she is stopped by her young daughter. 'Ma, don't buy that. It's very cruel,' the girl insists, referring to the practice of 'finning' - in which sharks are tossed overboard while still alive after their fins have been cut off. The mother hesitates, then returns the packet of shark's fin to the shelves. This is a true story related by a shop assistant, and staff at dried goods stores around Singapore say that such scenes are not uncommon here these days. They reflect slowly changing attitudes towards eating shark's fin here. And it is not just indiv...

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