Bluefin Tuna on Menus Should Be Banned; Coca-Cola Targets China


Some of the tuna sushi being served in New York restaurants comes from an endangered species, according to a new study. Bluefin tuna is regularly on the menu in New York restaurants.
[NY Daily News]

Meanwhile a Times editorial makes the case for banning the sale of bluefin in the U.S., joining other countries that have proposed listing the bluefin as an endangered species under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
[NY Times]

Todd English was spotted “sucking serious face” with a “leggy 20-something” at Brass Monkey Bar in the Meatpacking District, just weeks after he left fiancee Erica Wang at the altar and accused her of hitting him.
[NY Post]

Coca-Cola is planning to more than double its number of bottling plants in China over the coming decade as part of a plan to triple sales in China amid the growing middle class. Six times more Coke-branded coolers will be distributed to retailers, bars, and restaurants.

In an op-ed, a strict ethical vegan describes what it’s like to live in a meat-crazed world: “to strive to avoid all animal products… includes materials like leather, silk and wool, as well as a panoply of cosmetics and medications… or Band-Aids (animal products in the adhesive).”
[NY Times]