Unsuspecting tourists in the popular resort city of Bali are eating dog meat that’s being advertised as chicken satay, according to a disturbing new report.
The Australian Broadcasting Company reports that an investigation led by Animals Australia found that vendors in the Indonesian hotspot were deceptively selling tourists dog meat, which was the product of torturing and killing dogs.
After telling an undercover investigator that the food was made from slaughtered canines and not chicken, the vendor approached tourists on 66 Beach in Seminyak.
“Satay just one dollar,” the vendor is heard saying on video, but when pressed about what was in the “mystery bag,” he doesn’t disclose the same information to the Australian visitors.
“Satay chicken, not dog?” one tourist asked.
“No, not dog,” the vendor replied.
“I’m happy just as long it’s not dog,” the man said before buying and consuming the meat.
“Tourists will walk down a street, they’ll see a street store selling satay but what they are not realizing is the letters RW on the store mean it is dog meat being served,” Animals Australia’s campaign director Lyn White said.
The undercover investigator for Animals Australia posed as a documentary maker interested in the local cuisine.
“I began the investigation by pinpointing and …read more