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OIPA has learned that two million South Korean dogs are electrocuted, strangled, or bludgeoned to death each year. Then they’re boiled, skinned, browned by a torch, chopped up and eaten. Recently OIPA closed the online petition directed to Korean a...

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In 2004, the Korean government proposed legislation for the “hygienic control of dog meat,” arguing that the government regulation of slaughter was the only way to insure that the process would be done humanely and under sanitary conditions. W...

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Following a request by the European Commission, the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) is to prepare a scientific opinion on the methods for killing and skinning seals currently used in and outside the European Union. The aim is to measure, as far as is s...

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At the request of the European Commission EFSA is assessing, from an animal welfare perspective, the scientific evidence about the different methods of killing and skinning seals. EFSA is looking objectively at whether any of these methods could be consid...

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