14 May '11, 3am

Braised dog meat in restaurant? It's pork, confirms AVA #singapore

Braised dog meat in restaurant? It's pork, confirms AVA #singapore

The meat in two dishes at Song Hua Jiang Restaurant is really pork, but is supposed to taste like dog. -- ST FILE PHOTO A CHINESE restaurant in Jurong, dogged by online comments that it serves dog meat, has been cleared by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) of any wrong-doing. An AVA spokesman said on Friday that tests of meat samples taken from the eatery showed that Song Hua Jiang Restaurant did not use dog meat. 'The meat used for the 'dog meat' dish was confirmed to be of porcine species,' she added. On Sunday, the three-year-old restaurant and its owner, who is from China, had raised hackles - and heckles - after a netizen posted a picture of its menu on online forums. The picture showed a page in the menu that said, in English, that 'braised dog meat' was for sale. Mr Song Yu Ran, 39, the restaurant's owner, had clarified in a Straits Times sto...

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