09 May '11, 4pm

AVA investigating alleged case of restaurant selling dog meat

SINGAPORE : The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) is investigating an alleged case of a restaurant selling dog meat to patrons. It has taken samples for testing to ascertain the type of meat used. The Internet has been abuzz with comments of an eatery - identified as Song Hua Jiang Restaurant - located at Jurong East Avenue 1 featuring dog meat in its menu. One of its dishes was apparently described as containing "braised dog meat, tofu and cabbage". AVA said in a statement that under the law, meat can only be imported from AVA-approved sources which have met public health and food safety standards. Authorities also ensure that local slaughter houses meet standards of safety and welfare in the treatment and handling of live animals for slaughter. AVA said it accepts only internationally humane methods and "there is no known humane methods of slaughterin...

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