Could The Next Pandemic Be Brewing In ‘Filthy’ Civet Cat Coffee Farms?


A prominent animal welfare group is demanding Indonesia shut down civet cat farms that produce the world-renowned kopi luwak coffee, highlighting the growing body of evidence between wildlife and pandemics.

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said Wednesday, September 9, that Indonesia’s kopi luwak industry, which sells coffee made from digested beans that have been eaten, digested and excreted by civet cats, poses risks to human health and is cruel to the small mammal.

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