Rats on Menu Around the World

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    Most of us try to keep rodents away from our food -- but in some places, rats are the food.

    In fact, rat-based meals have turned into a cottage industry in Mozambique, where rat hunters earn the equivalent of a couple of dollars a day catching rats and selling them on skewers.

    Think rat-kabob.
    The Other Ratatouille: Rats on Menu Around the World
     
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    I would go Vegan before eating rat. Although, looking at the FDA and food quality standards, I likely have eaten more rats (at least in parts) over the years than I care to even think about
     
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    40 years ago a canned meat product was commonly available in the SE Asian Pacific with a label that just read "Star".

    That's "Rats" spelled backwards.

    Rats have been food for millenia.

    BTW, would you go vegan before you ate RAbbiT?
     
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    Thank you for sharing this with us. It's a really newsworthy current event.
     
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    The USA is a week away from cannibalism in many cases.
    Once the meltdown comes and the store selves are empty
    Boom .The golden hoard.
     
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    Squirrel is delicious, so I imagine rat is likely good eatin'.

     

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