Unconventional holiday hampers filled with moose meat in Thunder Bay, Ont. – CBC

Approximately 2000 pounds of moose and deer meat were given away on Wednesday

Dec 20, 2017

While holiday hampers are usually filled with canned items and non-perishable food, here in northwestern Ontario for just one day a year, families and individuals get a chance to get their hands on some wild moose and deer meat.

For the past five years, the Regional Food Distribution Association (RFDA) in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry have hosted the annual Moose on the Loose Giveaway.

“This is meat that comes from hunters that had made poor decisions,” said RFDA Executive Director Volker Kromm, “so every year they confiscate meat from these hunters and they have it processed and packaged according to standards.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/rfda-moose-giveaway-1.4457996

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