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A WPIX-TV investigation, conducted in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States, reveals an underground market for dog meat among Koreans living in New York State. "A Korean speaking investigator... was able to buy a frozen canine carcas at a farm in the Catskills, and purchase what we were told was dog stew in a Korean restaurant in New York City. DNA testing would ultimately reveal the canine carcas could have been part coyote and the dog stew was not dog. But both buys, however did confirm a market for dog meat does exist in New York." Selling dog meat is illegal in six states, including New Jersey and California, but not in New York.
Only one percent of all new medicines brought to market by multinational pharmaceutical companies between 1975 and 1997 were designed specifically to treat tropical diseases plaguing the Third World. The reporter investigates out of control profits for drug manufacturers who continue to churn out "lifestyle" drugs, treating canine depression, impotence, baldness, or wrinkles.
Dateline and the Humane Society of the United States found coats trimmed with "Mongolia Dog Fur" at Burlington Coat Factory stores right here in America. D-N-A testing confirmed the trim was canine. In addition, Dateline found that federal laws are ineffective in regulating the import of dog and cat fur to the United States.