06 Feb '12, 12am

Shop, eat, save the Earth

Talk about a sea change. At weddings 15 years ago, senior marketing manager Low Mei Lin and her husband were the only ones leaving their bowls of shark’s fin soup untouched. But not now. At recent weddings she attended, more than half of the bowls of the traditional delicacy remained unconsumed on the banquet tables, shunned by those worried about its association with animal cruelty. This is a turnaround for a dish that for generations has been a part of Chinese culture. Some young couples are now doing away with it entirely at their wedding celebrations. The slippery slide of the gelatinous soup from treat to travesty is the fin edge of the wedge marking the rise of the ethical consumer in Singapore. The trend hit headlines recently when NTUC FairPrice, the largest supermarket chain here, said it will stop selling shark’s fin products from April, following a public outcry...

Full article: http://www.eco-business.com/news/shop-eat-save-the-earth/

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