[Sca-cooks] Kangaroo meat (was Re: Vegetarian & Vegans)

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 12:26:36 PDT 2008

Odd...I STR when Kangaroo hunting was illegal...they were becoming
endangered.  Guess that's changed (it was back in the '70's, IIRC).


On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Dragon <dragon at crimson-dragon.com> wrote:

> I am having trouble finding reliable statistics on it but I do know that
> both processed beef and live cattle are imported into the U.S. I know
> Argentina and Canada are two of the source countries and I know that
> Argentina has a yearly quota of 20,000 metric tons that my be imported into
> the U.S. if the meat is in compliance with USDA standards. (some info on
> Argentine imports to the U.S. http://www.american.edu/TED/argbeef.htm )
> This one http://www.ers.usda.gov/news/BSECoverage.htm has some info on the
> total beef imports to the U.S. (in both pounds and monetary value). I think
> you will be quite surprised just how much meat we are talking about.
> And this one also touches on the amount of imports in one of the tables.
> http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/aer828/aer828f.pdf

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