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Shark fin soup losing its appeal


No more a delicacy: Youngsters are now turning away from the dish.

No more a delicacy: Youngsters are now turning away from the dish.

PETALING JAYA: A traditional dish that was once fit for the emperors and a status symbol on dining tables has become an “outcast” especially among the younger set.

Shark fin soup is increasingly being crossed out in menus for reunion dinners come Chinese New Year amid growing awareness of over-fishing and the cruel way in which the fins are harvested.

   

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