With the shortage of pigs in China, ordinary people are turning to rabbits, dog meat and rat steaks as alternatives to pork. The fleas on rats are the vector of Pasteurella pestis, the organism that causes plague. Suspect its difficult to remove all the fur and the fleas may be contaminating the meat.
Dawn dish soap kills fleas???
China is working on a modern Silk Road that will transport freight and people to Europe in days ensuring bacteria stay fresh and virile.