The authorities in the south China tech hub include protection for pets as part of measures to implement total ban on wildlife consumption.
- The authorities in the south China tech hub include protection for pets as part of measures to implement total ban on wildlife consumption
- Draft regulations put nine permitted meats on a ‘white list’ – but eating anything else risks a US$2,800 fine
Shenzhen has introduced a draft regulation to ban the eating of cats and dogs as part of a nationwide drive to implement a “total ban” on the consumption of wild animals following the Covid-19 outbreak
The new regulations were published by the standing committee of the Shenzhen People’s Congress, the city legislature, on Tuesday and the public will have until Thursday next week to submit their opinions.
The draft includes a “white list” of nine types of the only permitted meats, but the government has not said when it will vote on the measures
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