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Wildlife off the menu

This week the Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries (MAFF) formally banned

restaurants serving up endangered species. Acting minister Chan Tong Iv said those

restaurants offering unprotected wildlife would also need the approval of MAFF. "Those

engaging in transport, sale or purchase of wildlife products, including meat, will

face severe penalties," the notice says.



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