Carrefour drops dog meat from China stores, 5 years after it said it would

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French supermarket Carrefour has announced it's removed dog meat products from two of its outlets in China. 

The news comes amid ongoing backlash against the consumption of dog meat in the country. 

But perhaps what comes as a bigger surprise is that the supermarket giant carried dog meat in the first place. 

Carrefour, which has more than 200 stores in China, promised back in 2012 that it would remove dog meat from its shelves, when approached by Animals Asia, an animal rights group.

However, according to Animals Asia, a follow-up visit to the store in May 2017 — the dog meat products were still on sale. Read more...

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