California has a shark fin ban in place. There was a good, long run up to the ban going into place to let restaurants serving shrark fin soup run through their existing stock. Well, some folks didn’t get the memo (really, they got it, but they didn’t care anyway).
Michael Kwong owns Kwong Yip.
State authorities Friday announced the seizure of more than 2,000 pounds of shark fins from a San Francisco seafood distributor in what is the first major bust under a new California law barring the sale of the traditional Chinese delicacy.
It was likely thousands of sharks.