China Market Scandal: China Sells Human Flesh As Beef
The Daily Mail reports about a scandal in China that almost seems too bizarre to be real, it sounds like the plot of a bad horror movie. There was a claim that were China which allegedly human flesh was sold as meat product in Africa.
After mass photos were shared from the meat factory on social networks, which clearly human bodies are seen everywhere.
The encouraging avalanche was that the press in Zambia, who announced the horrifying photos, also said that had been taken by people who actually work In those factories.
According to the media, this idea came after China runs out of space to store dead bodies, while others say that it was done to preserve the good meat for rich countries. But Chinas ambassador to Zambia strongly denies these stories:
“This is completely a malicious slandering and vilification which is absolutely unacceptable to us. We hereby express our utmost anger and the strongest condemnation over such an act.”
In his statement he also added that this is a false information which is deliberately placed to destroy longstanding relations between Zambia and China.
There were a lot of critics especially from the social media. But soon after an investigation was took place, the site Snopes.com revealed the the deception surrounding these photos. They say that the photos are marketing campaign for a video game Resident Evil 6 from the year of 2012. The images that appear and who see dead skinned bodies incurred for the filming of advertising in Londons Smithfield market.
On the other side, then sprang up fake stores under the name Vesker & Sin Resident Evil Human Butchery and meat sold in the form of a human body.
The Chinese ambassador demanded that Zambia authorities to investigate these allegations. The Zambian government says it is launching an investigation into the report and apologized to China.