Nutrition: Man Wants To Bite Dog

Man Wants To Bite Dog

Want canine with your kimchi? You bet, said 61% of Korean men polled on whether they ate dogmeat. That's a problem, though: during the Seoul Olympics last year, the government cleared dogmeat sellers out of downtown and implored people to refrain from feasting on Fido. The campaign was aimed mainly at polishing Korea's image among visiting foreigners but also reflected unease among some officials that dog eating was declasse for a world-class country.

But Koreans refuse to give up the practice. Nearly 82% of those surveyed oppose the save-the-dog campaign. Dogmeat is widely thought to have aphrodisiac powers, which may explain...

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