Daejeon Seo-gu’s response to our e-People petition

Application No.: 1AA-2010-0474228
Application Date: 2020-10-18
Daejeon Seo-gu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses and markets.
대한민국 대전광역시 서구는 불법 개농장, 도축장, 시장, 보신탕집을 폐쇄하라!!!

👎🏼 Despite our request for English translation, an English translation was not provided. We had asked for it again through the “satisfaction survey on the petition handling process” but we don’t expect that they will provide it.

📌 Please note: The South Korean government continues to deceive us with lies and excuses. Click HERE to learn more.

Civil Petition Results
organization in charge 대전광역시
staff in charge 조복희
contact 042-288-3342
processing date 2020-10-22
result (Korean)
○ This is an answer to a complaint about pets (such as dogs).
○ Regarding the complaint that calls for a ban on the sale of dog meat distributed and sold by markets and bosintang handled by restaurants, dog meat does not fall within the scope of livestock under the current Livestock Products Hygiene Control Act and is not recognized as a raw material for food due to the lack of social consensus on the soundness of dog meat, but we have been eating dog meat for a long time due to our eating habits.
○ Therefore, the consumption of dog meat is a unique eating habit in Korea, and it requires a social consensus to prohibit the consumption of dog meat by law, so please understand this.
○ If you have any other questions, please contact Daejeon Seo-gu Office Hygiene Department (☏042-288-3342) and we will kindly guide you. Thank you.

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