An investigation has found that tourists visiting the Indonesian island of Bali are unwittingly eating dog meat.
The report by Australia’s ABC found that dogs are regularly caught on the island and served up to unsuspecting tourists.
The investigation also discovered that many of the dogs are poisoned which could pose a health risk to humans who end up eating the meat.
The selling and eating of dog meat in Bali is legal, however using poison or cruel methods to kill is against the law.
Animals Australia’s campaign director Lyn White said: “The dog-meat trade breaches animal cruelty laws and food safety laws. That is a statement of fact.
“Tourists will walk down a street, they’ll see a street store selling satay but what they are not realising is the letters RW on the store mean it is dog meat being served.”
An undercover investigator for Animals Australia spent four months infiltrating the meat-trade on the …
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