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Cats and Dogs: Meat

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 187378, tabled on 2 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to close the legal loophole that allows human consumption of dog and cat meat in the UK.

Answered on

12 November 2018

It is already illegal to sell dog and cat meat for human consumption and the Government has seen no evidence that dog or cat meat is being sold or consumed in this country.