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Posts Tagged ‘Eating Dogs’

Controversies First Hand: Dogs as Food

It is a stigma China may never shake. Today it is the source of many unfair prejudices and a great number of jokes; the internet’s tubes are filthy with inflamed diatribes, dog-friendly campaigns and slogans, and reports of official attempts to curb the ancient custom of canine consumption. Coming to China on the proverbial eve […]


Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily episode 11

Anyone hungry for medium dog of light brown color? Koreans are. And not just those crazy countryside yokels; canine consumption is also popular with the sophisticated city folks of Seoul. So popular in fact, that the city wants to regulate the trade by giving dogs the title of “livestock.” This way health officials could monitor […]