Health Alert Over Shark Fin Consumption
May 9, 2008
Release from: Nickkita Lau
The Standard (Hong Kong)
The use of shark fin as a delicacy was once a hot ecological issue with local environmentalists forcing Disneyland to drop the popular soup from its menus.
Now, shark fin may also present a health hazard, based on a survey that showed eight of 10 samples sold in Hong Kong contain mercury levels above the legal standard. Continue reading