March 17th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Joining California, Hawaii, Washington and Oregon, Illinois could become the next state to make it illegal to sell, trade or distribute shark fins if a proposed bill that was approved by the House makes it past Illinois’ Senate.
Read More:Illinois Has No Room for Toxic Shark Fins
October 11th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Despite being home to one-third of the U.S. Asian-American population, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill banning the sale or trade of shark fins—the controversial Asian delicacy.
Read More:Dear Sharks: These Fins Belong to You. Love, California
August 16th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
A viral online campaign positioned against the use of shark meat has led the Food Network to remove all shark recipes from its website.
Read More:30,000 People Campaign, Food Network Agrees to Give Shark Meat The Net
March 10th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Long considered a mouth-watering delicacy with revered Chinese folkloric powers, the sale and consumption of shark fins may soon be banned throughout the state of California.
Read More:No Soup for You: Shark Fins To Be Banned in California