Blow for lovers shark fin soup

Blow for lovers shark fin soup

World January 7, 2017 09:45

beijing - The shark fin soup lovers get increasingly difficult. Air China Cargo put an end to transport the fins. This excludes these large carrier itself with over thirty other airlines the shark already did in the spell.

Scientists estimate of hunting the annual number of sharks caught up on their flippers about 73 million, reports the Chinese newspaper South China Morning Post Saturday. In particular, the Chinese warm up for this soup. But because of protective measures the consumption to the satisfaction of animal protection quickly.

Shark fin soup is considered a delicacy in Asia. Now the fins are scarce, the price can go up to converted tens of euros per bowl. The soup is always considered a sign of wealth and prestige. This healthy soup is not. Researchers have shown that soup containing the neurotoxin, a toxic substance that is associated inter alia with Alzheimer's disease.

Air China Cargo is part of Air China, the Chinese flag carrier.

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