13 May '11, 2am

Eatery employee claimed #dogmeat is legal in S'pore, says animal advocate group

A female employee of the restaurant which listed 'braised dog meat' on its menu 'rudely and arrogantly' told netizens that they did sell dog meat and it is legal to do so here, said an animal advocate group. News of the 'dog meat' eatery was first sent in by STOMPer EDMWer who was surprised and questioned its legality . The AVA (Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority) later took samples from the restaurant to conduct an investigation. The restaurant owner had claimed the meat was actually pork, and tests of the meat by the AVA also affirmed this. A spokesperson from the Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) wrote in a statement (May 12): "AVA has announced that following tests of the alleged dog meat, the meat is in fact pork. "While ACRES does not doubt the test AVA conducted, we do question whether the owner provided the right samples or might have got rid of ...

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