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Toxic delicacy of shark fin causes ecosystem chaos, and consumers are pushing back

Chan and her mother were once regulars at Hong Kong’s Dried Seafood Market, in Sheung Wan, where endless stalls display plastic bins stuffed with various forms of dried shark fin. “We don’t need shark fins for ourselves, but sharks need their fins,” said Chan, now a vegan. “I stopped consuming shark fin soup four years… Read More »

Primatene Mist Coming Back; Some Docs Concerned

Jason Shandell, president, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Sandy Walsh, spokeswoman, FDA. FDA: “CDER Conversation: Safely Using the Newly Available OTC Asthma Inhaler Primatene Mist.” James Li, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; former president, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Dacia Morris, spokeswoman, American Thoracic Society, New York City.… Read More »