19 Feb '18, 1am

Singapore food outlets pledge to phase out shark fin

Singapore food outlets pledge to phase out shark fin

A number of popular food and beverage outlets in Singapore have committed to phasing out shark fin this year following a campaign from environmental group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Outlets including Chinese restaurant chain Crystal Jade, Pan Pacific Hotels and online delivery service Foodpanda, whose policy applies across its 3,800 partner restaurants, will remove the controversial dish from their menus. Today, a quarter of sharks and ray species are facing extinction. A study conducted in 2013 estimated that about 100 million sharks are killed annually. A report by WWF and TRAFFIC last year highlighted that Singapore is the world’s second largest market for shark fin, after Hong Kong. “This commitment by F&B establishments is crucial to saving sharks and the ecosystems that depend on them. As sustainable options do not exist for sharks, halting consumer demand is ...

Full article: http://www.eco-business.com/news/singapore-food-outlets-p...

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