Blog: A kangaroo by any other name…

Catherine Sleep | 23 November 2005

…. Is still a kangaroo. Nevertheless, those vulnerable Aussies are seeking a new name for kangaroo meat, because it offends their sensitivities to think of chowing down on those wiry little jumpers. Guess it’s no different than referring to cow meat as beef, or sheep meat as lamb.

So, what have they come up with? Suggestions include Kanga and Skippy – no points for originality there, then. Think you can do better? Click the link below and wow the judges. But beware, competition closes on the 31st November. Which is interesting, as traditionally November only has 30 days. Oh well, it's obviously a Southern Hemisphere thing.

Name that kangaroo (meat)!


BLOG

US food agency hints at direction of travel with "policy roadmap"

It's light on specific details but a new "strategic policy roadmap" for 2018 from the US Food and Drug Administration should give manufacturers a sense of where the agency could be looking to act this...

BLOG

Vegan tourist tales

I sampled some of the products launched in the UK in the New Year, aimed at those seeking to eat more healthily or cut down on their meat consumption....

BLOG

"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in th...



Forgot your password?