|Shark fin soup is a delicacy that will be even harder to find in Hong Kong|
Finally Cathay Pacific and Dragon Air have banned shark fin shipments on their airlines with immediate effect.
|Cathay Pacific caved to pressure by finally banning shark fin|
|Hundreds of fins found drying on a rooftop in Hong Kong|
But now even these customers are few and far between with Xi Jinping's ongoing corruption crackdown, leading to a slowing down of the economy both in China and Hong Kong.
|Shops in Sheung Wan selling shark fin will disappear|
Some purists argue that shark fin soup should still be on the menu to keep the culinary tradition alive. But food is an ever-evolving culture, and it's time to let shark fin go.
While eating it might increase your intake of cartilage, it'll definitely raise the level of mercury in your body.
And is that worth it?