FetusSoupFilter: Looking for an exhaustive report into a terrifying rumor about Chinese diet that seems to have more legs than any report of infanto-cannibalism should.
[editor's note: confirmed hoax. -c]
Simple question: Do Chinese eat aborted fetus?
At core, I'm as skeptical as every one of you, but... on one side we have Snopes
dismissing this outright as racist trash [as I originally did], but then you have this
, the entire nation of the Philippines convinced that they do, and my Chinese friends here telling me with a straight face that they personally eat fetus
. Chinese aren't known for their dry humor. Even my Chinese-American co-worker tells me her mother has been offered fetus while sick at the hospital.
It fits in with the Chinese mentality that eating X in an animal helps X in a person, thus if you drink a lot you should eat liver, etc.
I'm looking for exhaustive reports on the issue from a credible source.