[Sca-cooks] Kangaroo meat (was Re: Vegetarian & Vegans) ENFORCEMENT
dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Tue Jul 29 09:36:09 PDT 2008
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
>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...
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Here is a (relatively) neutral article on the ban of foie gras:
It specifies foie gras produced by force-feeding methods but I
seriously doubt that a distinction will be made.
This is the actual text of law in California that bans horse meat:
Apparently Texas also has a ban on the transportation of horse meat
for sale as human food:
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