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Animal Rights Groups Strongly Oppose Proposal to Slaughter Retired Race Horses for Pet Food

Animal Rights Groups Strongly Oppose Proposal to Slaughter Retired Race Horses for Pet Food

JEJU, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — On the southern island of Jeju, where about 1,400 race horses are retired every year, a proposal was made to slaughter and use the meat from retired race horses to develop new pet food products. Animal rights groups are voicing strong opposition against this proposal. On Wednesday, Jeju’s provincial [...]

Gov’t Supports Pet Food Made of Insects

Gov’t Supports Pet Food Made of Insects

SEOUL, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Rural Development Administration (RDA) revealed yesterday that a firm that produces pet food from edible insects will be entering the domestic animal feed market. The RDA will provide technological support so that the firm can eventually export its products. Ptecticus, the insect to be used as [...]

South Korea Issues Organic Certification for Pet Food

South Korea Issues Organic Certification for Pet Food

Seoul, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – As the South Korean pet industry continues to grow in popularity, the government has moved to introduce organic certification for dog and cat food. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced on Wednesday that it had revised legislation related to the promotion of environment-friendly agriculture and fisheries and the management of [...]