Donkey slaughter ban a ‘historic decision for whole species’

THE IVORY COAST The slaughter and export of donkeys has been banned in Ivory Coast (also known as Côte d’Ivoire) following an announcement by the government earlier this month (13 July). In recent years, hundreds of thousands of donkeys across Africa have been slaughtered for their skins due to rising Chinese demand for ejiao, a… Continue reading Donkey slaughter ban a ‘historic decision for whole species’

And now it’s donkey burgers?

The equine meat scandal across the UK and EU now includes donkeys; what about the bute? Cross-posted from the Daily Mirror by JASON BEATTIE and DAVID COLLINS The horse meat scandal deepened today amid claims some food sold in supermarkets may have contained DONKEY. A law banning horse-drawn vehicles from Romanian roads could have to… Continue reading And now it’s donkey burgers?