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

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Tue Jul 29 09:11:34 PDT 2008

On Jul 29, 2008, at 11:49 AM, Dragon wrote:

> Then again... there is also the idiotic ban on foie gras that is set  
> to begin in 2012...

Can you tell us more about this? I assume we're talking about a  
statewide ban? On imported foie gras or foie gras in general?

It should be noted that there had been a ban in force in either  
Chicago or in the state of Illinois (seriously, how much foie gras is  
eaten elsewhere in Illinois?), which I gather was recently overturned.  
I'm also not sure if such bans are specifically to address allegedly  
inhumane treatment of geese or ducks, which are, in fact, force-fed  
several times a day through a funnel in Europe, but foie gras is still  
being produced in the US (New York State had several farms doing it a  
while back) which were not using this method...


"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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