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South Korea-Dogs fed dead pigs infected with bacteria and distributed nationwide as dog meat

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  • April Kim
    Dogs fed dead pigs infected with bacteria and distributed nationwide as dog meat A group that used pigs died of diseases as feed for dogs and distributed these
    Message 1 of 1 , May 5, 2013
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      Dogs fed dead pigs infected with bacteria and distributed nationwide as dog meat
      A group that used pigs died of diseases as feed for dogs and distributed these dogs as meat nationwide was arrested.
      On May 2, 2013, according to the Jeju Western police, pig farmer Mr. G
      (45. Jeju) and dog breeder Mr. C (38, Busan) were booked for the
      violation of Domestic Animal Infectious Disease Control Law and Wastes
      Control Act for feeding dead pigs to dogs and distributing these dogs
      as meat.
      From May 2011 until April of this year, Mr. G transferred more than
      3,000 pigs died of infectious diseases from his farm ‘A’ located at
      Jeju, Hallim-eup, Geumak-ri to dog breeder Mr. C.
      Mr. C began breeding dogs in 2007 at his farm ‘B’ in Jeju,
      Hangyeong-myeon and to reduce the cost of dog feed, took in Mr. G’s dead
      pigs for free and used them to feed his dogs.
      And he distributed 80% of these dogs fed on dead pigs to traditional market in Gyeonggi-province as well as nationwide.
      The police estimates that at least 750 dogs were distributed.
      The police confirmed that bacterial infections, such as Salmonella, E. coli were found in the samples of dead pigs tested.
      Lacking statues for penalties, the police advised a course for
      legislative supplementary measures to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture,
      Forestry and Fisheries.
      The police is expending their investigation on the dog breeder’s trading partners by seizing his trade records.
      See photos & videos: http://koreandogs.org/dogs-fed-dead-pigs-infected-with-bacteria-and-distributed-nationwide-as-dog-meat/

      Translation of Korean News: Asia News Agency http://www.anewsa.com/detail.php?number=486994&thread=09r03

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