French retailer Carrefour has removed dog meat products from two supermarkets in China after an outcry from animal rights groups. Animals Asia said it had already asked the international chain, which operates over 200 stores in China, to remove dog meat from its shelves in 2012. The company promised to do so, it said, but an inspection by the charity last month found two branches of Carrefour supermarkets in the eastern city of Xuzhou prominently featured dog meat products. These included “Fankuai turtle-juiced dog meat” sold for 136 yuan (20 dollars), as well as smaller packages of dried dog meat sold for 25.60 yuan. Carrefour said in a statement that “this is a locally produced product which is sold in only two stores in Xuzhou”. The company said the items… Next »
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