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Florida's Senate Just Passed the Largest Shark Fin Ban In the U.S.

Florida’s Senate Just Passed the Largest Shark Fin Ban In the U.S.

Florida could soon ban shark finning. The state Senate has passed SB680, a ban on the import, export, and sale of shark fins in Florida. According to Shark Allies—a nonprofit protection and conservation organization—70 million sharks...

Sale and Trade of Shark Fin Now Banned in New Jersey

The New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill prohibiting the sale and trade of shark fins across the state. The process of finning a shark is illegal in U.S. waters, however, the import and sale...
Shark Fin Imports and Exports Banned in Canada

Shark Fin Imports and Exports Banned in Canada

(Updated July 21, 2020) | Canada passed the updated Fisheries Act (Bill C-68) in February 2018. It officially banned the import and export of shark fins. Canada already has a ban on the practice of...
Lab-Grown Clean Meat Could Bring an End to Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras

Lab-Grown Clean Meat Could Bring an End to Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras

There have been many developments in clean meat over the last year. Now, advancements mean that clean meat could bring an end to the practices of both shark finning and foie gras force-feeding. Finning-Free Shark...