TV chef 'would eat puppy'

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has declared that eating puppy meat is no more morally objectionable than consuming pork. Asked whether he would try loin of Labrador, he told the Radio Times: "Not unless I was on the point of starvation.

"In principle, but not in practice, I have no objection to a high-welfare organic puppy farm. You can't object, unless you also object to the farming of pigs. It's an artificial construct of our society, a cultural decision, to make pets out of dogs and meat out of pigs." PA