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

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jul 28 12:23:08 PDT 2008

Dragon wrote:
> Antonia Calvo wrote:
>> drakey at internode.on.net wrote:
>>>  Shush!  Not too loud... If everybody finds out how kangaroo is not
>>> only less environmentally damaging but also, SO damn tasty then
>>> everybody's gonna want some and the price will go up...
>> You mean some people over there _don't_ know?
> ---------------- End original message. ---------------------
> I am "over there" with respect to you who have ready access to 
> kangaroo...
> I know, I think it is fantastically delicious.
> Ironically, there was a GIANT stink here in the U.S. back in the 1980s 
> when it was found out that fast food chain Jack in the Box had been 
> mixing kangaroo meat with the beef in the burgers they served at their 
> stores. It was being eaten by a lot of people quite unknowingly here 
> for some time. I personally never saw the problem but it was treated 
> like the restaurant had been feeding people rat poison or something. 

Actually, I don't think anything was ever found. It was just a rumour.  
I heard the same one about McDonalds around 1980.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo 

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