The government has blocked a ban on eating dog and cat meat in the UK for fear of being’ culturally insensitive’ to South East Asian countries.
After a bill was drawn up to illegal dog or cat meat possession in the United Kingdom, civil servants jumped in to thwart the move.
The Ministry of Justice justified blocking the new rules, saying that telling other nations what they can and can not eat would be’ culturally insensitive’ to the British government, despite the reality that it would have no effect on South East Asian countries where dog and cat meat are eaten.
Summit News reported: “Dogs are creatures that accompany us. We don’t eat them, and that’s a very important message to send to the rest of the world, “Watling said.” It’s not culturally insensitive because we don’t tell them what to do–we’re just telling them what we’re doing, “he added, saying he was” amazed “by the objection from the MoJ.
Every year in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, around 30 million animals are killed and consumed. Many are alive skinned and subjected to horrific torture.