May 23, 2005
There's a shark in my soup
Part of the ongoing Hong Kong Disneyland series.
The makers of Finding Nemo, the environmentally friendly yet culturally sensitive mouseketeers at HK Disneyland, are intending to serve shark fin soup. The BBC estimates Hong Kong alone imported the fins of 28 million sharks in 1999.
Disney public relations manager Esther Wong, who confirmed The Standard report, said in a prepared statement, "Hong Kong Disneyland takes environmental stewardship very seriously and we are equally sensitive to the local cultures. It is customary for Chinese restaurants and 5-star hotels to serve shark fin soup in Hong Kong as the dish is considered as an integral part of Chinese banquets.''Disney is believed to be working a new variety of the soup...
Mouse ear soup: (from The Standard)
Glenzo is also on the shark fin soup case.posted by Simon on 05.23.05 at 11:07 AM in the Hong Kong Disneyland category.
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Excerpt: Simon notices a reoprt on a fishy public-relations slip by Disney:The makers of Finding Nemo, the environmentally friendly yet culturally sensitive mouseketeers at HK Disneyland, are intending to serve shark fin soup.
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