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  1. Dog-eaters sent to jail after losing appeal

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Four men spent their first night in jail last night for killing dogs to eat, the first in the city to be jailed for the offence. The High Court judge who sent them to jail also warned the public that anyone else committing the offence risked going to jail. The men, who drowned two dogs and chopped them up for a hot pot, began their 14-day terms after Mr Justice Louis ...

  2. Dogs living wild

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Ellen Whyte Man's best friend Dogs, wolves, coyotes, foxes, dingos and jackals all belong to the Canidae or dog family. They are sometimes called canids (pronounced kay-nids). All canids are carnivores. They have big mouths filled with 42 or 44 teeth specially adapted for eating meat. Canids have long, sharp teeth that grip prey and cut through flesh. They also have flat ...

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    Then & now: imaginary friends

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... against the slaughtering and sale of dog meat for human consumption in Hong Kong were only introduced in the post-war era, as an anti-rabies measure. The licensing and registration of dogs ... Jason Wordie From being forced to live in stifling, cramped spaces to being treated like a child, it's a dog's life for many of Hong Kong's pooches, writes Jason Wordie ...

  4. When all else fails...

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... exciting, but can be dangerous. The Marquis de Sade laced sweets with Spanish fly, which led to the phrase: 'Never take sweets from a stranger.' Swan meat has been favoured as an aphrodisiac because of the birds lifelong fidelity. Others prefer rabbit meat, because rabbits are famed for their sexual profligacy. Hippopotamus meat is a favourite in Africa. Rocket was sown around ...

  5. 'Hobby breeders' may face tighter puppy-sale laws

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Dog owners who decide to breed their pets and sell the puppies to shops have been warned that they will no longer fall outside animal trading laws under a new ... dogs is not subjected to control. To plug the loophole, it is proposed that pet owners who have up to four mother dogs and who want to sell their offspring to shops should get a 'private ...

  6. Meat in point

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... production came from the United States. In 2003, the Federal Department of Agriculture assessed that meat and dairy products from cloned animals were safe for human consumption. The news was met ... Sundlof, director of the US Centre for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration stated that the final assessment was based on dozens of studies that found that meat ...

  7. Retailers warned over tainted mussel meat

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Food Safety has urged retailers to stop selling a batch of frozen mussel meat imported from Sanford of New Zealand because of possible contamination with listeria bacteria. The move follows a product recall issued by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority. The batches that are suspected to have been contaminated are NZL2007/FEL90/421077, NZL2007/FEL90/421241, ...

  8. Tests find illegal additive in meat

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Preservatives that can brighten the colour of fresh meat to make it more appealing to shoppers were found in five samples taken for tests by the Centre for Food Safety. Its fifth ... a preservative illegal to use in fresh meat, was found in four samples of fresh beef and one of fresh pork at levels ranging from 79 parts per million to 2,400ppm. The samples were taken from wet markets ...

  9. Plants that eat meat

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Think all plants are sweet and gentle? Watch out for the meat-eating varieties, writes Ellen Whyte Meet some meat-eating plants Fill in the blanks with the following words: bug, carnivorous, digestive, drown Plants look harmless. But did you know some plants love to eat meat? There are more than 625 species of_______________ plants in the world today. These plants eat meat ...

  10. HK suspends S Africa poultry and ostrich meat imports

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... REGINA LEUNG Updated at 7.13pm: Hong Kong officials said on Wednesday processing of applications for importing poultry and ostrich meat from South Africa would be suspended with immediate ... the case,? he added. Since November last year, Hong Kong has imported some 9.5 tonnes of frozen ostrich meat from the Republic of South Africa. On Thursday, sales of live chickens from China ...




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