Shark Fin Soup

An Indonesian fisherman cuts the fin of a shark in Lampulo fish market in Banda Aceh in Aceh province on March 7, 2013. Humans kill about 100 million sharks each year, mostly for their fins, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and conservationists are warning that dozens of species are under threat. (credit: Chaideer Mahyuddin /AFP/Getty Images)

Court Refuses To Block Calif. Shark Fin Soup Ban

A federal appeals court refused to block California’s ban on the sale of shark fin soup.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

(credit: Eugene Tanner/AP)

Shark Fin Ban Proposed By California Lawmakers

Less than one week after Lunar New Year, California legislators have introduced a bill to ban the possession, sale and distribution of shark fins used in a traditional soup.

02/14/2011

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