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Panda garra fish craze cruel and banned as unsanitary.

category international | animal rights | press release author Friday June 10, 2011 09:55author by Bernie Wright - Alliance for Animal Rights [AFAR]author email bigbrownrat at gmail dot comauthor address AFAR. PO Box 4734. D1author phone 0872651720 Report this post to the editors

Fish Beauty craze causing fish to suffer is condemned by AFAR .

A new craze where Panda Garra fish suck dead skin from feet is currently being offered in Dublin. The Alliance for Animal Rights is concerned about the fish and will be calling on the NSAI to investigate this.In 14 states in the US it is already banned as being unsanitary. This craze started in the US when the fish were imported from China.
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A new craze where Panda Garra fish suck dead skin from feet is currently being offered in Dublin. The Alliance for Animal Rights is concerned about the fish and will be calling on the NSAI to investigate this.In 14 states in the US it is already banned as being unsanitary. This craze started in the US when the fish were imported from China. Now cosmetology regulators are insisting fish pedicures are unsanitary. At least 14 states, including Texas and Florida, have outlawed them. Cosmetology regulators are insisting fish pedicures are unsanitary.
Apparently if these fish are fed properly they will not eat human skin so these fish are starved to be used as a so- called beauty treatment. The fish are an algae grazer and we know in the UK there are serious concerns among fish breeders that this is unacceptable as they do not sell fish to salons.

Its probably just a matter of time before someone is infected here in Ireland . Cosmetology regulators in the USA were concerned enough to ban this treatment. To me this treatment is akin to washing is someone else's bathwater!.

Related Link: http://www.afarireland.org
author by lulupublication date Sat Jun 11, 2011 17:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Nice way to spread verrucas & fungal infections.

author by Henry Eroh - nonepublication date Mon Jun 20, 2011 19:18author email henryeroh at aol dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

this is just a ploy to get money but these fish suffer- people will never wake up to do the right thing- they do not care about the animals just the moola- SAD

 
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