Seoul Yangcheon-gu’s response to our e-People petition

Application No.: 1AA-2009-0647906
Application Date: 2020-09-20
Seoul Yangcheon-gu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses and markets.
대한민국 서울양천구정부는 불법 개농장, 도축장, 시장, 보신탕집을 폐쇄하라!!!

📌 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 서울특별시
staff in charge contact
processing date 2020-09-24
result (Korean)
[주관부서] : 보건소 보건위생과
[답변일자] : 2020-09-24 09:36:47
[작성자] : 서경민
[전화번호] : 02-2620-4886
[이메일] : [email protected]
[답변내용] : How are you?

We received your opinion that selling dog meat at restaurants in Korea is a violation.

There is a conflict between compatible social organizations regarding the pros and cons of dog meat in Korea, and the central government and local governments are discussing it in various ways.

However, it is also true that social consensus has not yet been reached, and that one side is not clear.

The recent increase in citizens interest in animal protection has created an atmosphere in which more people are participating than in the past, and it is expected that further progress will be made in the future.
In addition, we will thoroughly manage associated restaurants through careful guidance and inspection to prevent any violation of the Food Sanitation Act, such as internal cleanliness management and personal hygiene control.

Once again, thank you for your valuable opinion and if you have any further questions, please contact us at the contact information below.
Seo Kyung-min in Department of health and sanitation at Yangcheon-gu Office: 02-2620-4886.

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