Omahawg: is there no love for souse?
lockers: Why not file a law suet to get the ban reversed.
Abox: It's the importation of haggis that's banned right? Not like it's illegal to eat sheep lung.
Vlad_the_Inaner: Offal? They are probably cereal offenders
BillArr: Just pisses me off every time I think of it....If I want to eat lungs, the tyrants in DC should have no right to tell me I can't.Only once in the last 10 years or so have I found a local farmer brave enough to sell me some, and they do make a difference in haggis.So...if anyone in the FDA is listening....SHOVE IT UP YOUR ARSE!
tlchwi02: FTA: "A 2003 survey suggested that a third of US visitors to Scotland believed the haggis was an animal. Nearly a quarter thought they could catch one."my countrymen are so dumb
saeufer82: Abox: It's the importation of haggis that's banned right? Not like it's illegal to eat sheep lung.Lamb lung is considered "inedible" by the USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (the meat people), so it's illegal to use it in food that has to be inspected (i.e. anything you can buy at a store). There's nothing stopping you from buying lamb lung out the back door of a butcher shop or abattoir and making your own haggis, though it'd be illegal to sell.
TheGreenMonkey: What's the problem with the lung? That's the only thing that's holding it back isn't it? Is it something like mad cow disease where the organ gets infected and causes humans to die if eaten? I just don't understand what the issue is with the lung parts. Everything else seems pretty normal to me, although I really don't like liver too much, I guess if it's seasoned well enough I'd eat it but it's got a taste that just doesn't agree with my palate.
BlackMtnMan: I thought Scots ate peat.
CygnusDarius: BlackMtnMan: I thought Scots ate peat.I thought they ate oatmeal.
warm kitteh: Don't act all grossed out by something you have limited experience with! As pointed out, it is illegal to sell much of the organ meat in the U.S.: Not illegal to consume it.My father raised my sister and I on the offal. It was a boon to our family! It's expensive to run a farm but my father had a small head of cattle he raised and butchered. He sold the street-legal meat at local farmer's markets and used the profit to subsidize the farm itself. The illegal meat became the protein and fat of our daily diets. We didn't know any different and the nutritional value of these organs paired with the vegetables we grew, provided us with all that we needed. It is rude to publicly eschew what other people call dinner.
Tillmaster: And the American brag about their freedom.Pshaw!I've tried American haggis. It isn't a patch on the real thing.
TheGreenMonkey: What's the problem with the lung?
jnelsoninjax: The irony is I just got a call from my boss today, and she told me that on Saturday we are going to be serving haggis to a group of Navy boys (I work on a navy base), I do not know if I will be able to try it, but I might just!
HumanBeingsSuck: I'd eat a lung before I'll ever taste intestines again.
doglover: lockers: Why not file a law suet to get the ban reversed.File a lawsuit? You've got to be kidney!
maltedmothball: doglover: lockers: Why not file a law suet to get the ban reversed.File a lawsuit? You've got to be kidney!i would but i haven't the stomach for it
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