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Donkeys Are Being Butchered; PETA Is Campaigning to End This Cruelty

Thanks to multiple PETA investigations, pressure from PETA entities, and e-mails from hundreds of thousands of compassionate supporters, the slaughter of donkeys for their skin—which is boiled down to produce ejiao, a type of gelatin used in Chinese medicines, cosmetics, and candy—is banned across Africa. PETA entities have also persuaded dozens of companies, including eBay and Walmart-owned online retailer Jet.com, to stop selling products containing it.

But the black market for ejiao is thriving, and intelligent, affectionate donkeys and other animals, such as horses, pigs, and cows, are subjected to horrific abuse and gruesome deaths to meet the demand.

Bludgeoned and Killed
A 2017 PETA investigation in China revealed that donkeys used for their skin in the ejiao industry are kept in filthy, cramped, concrete-floored pens. At the slaughterhouse, they’re beaten and their heads are bashed with a sledgehammer. They’re often still conscious when workers slit their throats.

A second investigation three years later found horrific abuse inside Kenya’s donkey slaughter industry, which existed only to meet China’s demand for ejiao. The footage showed frightened donkeys being cruelly beaten by workers at government-sanctioned slaughterhouses after enduring grueling days-long journeys, often from neighboring countries.

Help Us Stop the Slaughter
Making dubious claims about purported benefits, stores continue to sell products containing cruelly obtained ejiao. But there’s no need to be cruel to stay healthy. Plant-derived supplements for every health need are widely available.

As long as there’s a demand for ejiao, donkeys and other animals will continue to be slaughtered for it. Please use the form below to let companies know that profiting from animal abuse is not OK. And tell your family and friends why they shouldn’t buy products containing ejiao.

Mr
Chris
Feng
Shopee
Mr
李威
Li Wei 
ShengChang 勝昌製藥 
Mr
陳忠煌
Chen
dongeejiao 萬銪貿易有限公司  
Ms
賴思羽
Lai 
100Wine 百酒樓
Mr
王祥明
Wong Xiangming
CRcare (華潤堂)
Ms
丁永玲
Ding Yong Ling
Beijing Tong Ren Tang (北京同仁堂)
-
Tan
Keng Kang
Hai-O
-
Eng
Hoo Lim
Taimal Herbs
-
Nevinn
Leow
Souper Tang
Mr.
Wong Chun
Fung
Yan Yue Tong (仁御堂)
-
Joseph
Tse
Nam Pei Hong (南北行)
-
Ricky
Wong
Good Point (好棧)
Mr
Dominic
Wong
Eu Yan Sang (余仁生)
-
人孫偉光
先生
Kwong Tai (光大海味)
-
Kai Tai
team
Kai Tai (啟泰藥業)
Mr
Kent
Hau
HK JEBN (樓上)
Mr
Richard
Cheung
DS Groceris (大生生活超市
Mr
Sam
Ng
Max Choice (大棧)
-
Teo Chin
Hong
Herbal Farmer
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Akane
Akiyama
Honzokaku Pharmacy
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Nami
Furuoya
DAIDOKOROKAMPO
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Naoko
Yamane
Dojin Kanpo Yakkyoku
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Seishiro
Nakaya
Nakaya Hikojuro Yakuho Co., Ltd.
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Michinari
Mori
Mori Pharmacy Ltd.
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Isamu
Aoki
Aoki Chinese Medicine Hall / Medicine and Harikyu Co., Ltd
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Keizo
Kawano
Chuo Pharmacy Co., Ltd.
-
Shotaro
Kajii
Yatsume Kampo Pharmacy Ltd.
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Kikuo
Nagae
Gyouken Co., Ltd.
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Tetsuya
Hirakoba
HKR
-
Tetsuji
Yokomizo
Kokando Pharmacy Co., Ltd.
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Masahiko
Nakayama
Chinese Herbal Medicine Store
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Qing
Zhou
Seiondo
-
Fu Cheng
Shi
YUGAZENSHOKU
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Takehisa
Hattori
Lipsa Co., Ltd.
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Quan
Zheng
Wakan Shinka Research Institute Co., Ltd
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Mitsuhiro
Yonaha
F Ryukyu Co., Ltd.
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Toshiya
Nishizaki
ISA Co., Ltd.
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Masafumi
Osaki
DS Kotobukiya Co., Ltd
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Yuji
Noguchi
Satsuma Pharmacy Co., Ltd.
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Sayo
Ota
Ota Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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Mariko
Ohira
Drug Pure Co., Ltd
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Kiyohiko
Mikawa
Mikawa Kanpodo Co., Ltd.
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Takashi
Noguchi
Ebisu Pharmacy Co., Ltd
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Yozo
Shimizu
Cortez Leon Co., Ltd.
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Masaki
Akao
Healthy Life Co., Ltd.
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Kazunari
Arai
Delight Co., Ltd.
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Keizo
Nishioka
Kanpo Aido Pharmacy Limited Company
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Hiroya
Kikuchi
Daigakudo Co., Ltd.
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Tomoaki
Yoshida
F-HOUSE Co., Ltd.

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