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Two Carrefour stores in China were selling products with dog meat in China

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About 10 million dogs are killed for their meat every year in China.

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Animal charity Animals Asia discovered that two Carrefour stores (out of 200 it has in China) were selling products with dog meat in Xuzhou city.

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Five years ago, Carrefour promised to the charity that it would stop selling products that contained dog meat.

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Animal Asia says that the handling of dogs sold for meat is cruel, but also that it poses health risks to consumers.

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The animal charity says that some dogs are stolen or taken from the streets, and that some are not vaccinated.

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After the complaint, Carrefour removed the products from the two stores in Xuzhou.

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