Commercial products made from whales

From: Peter M Scheifele (acousticp2@juno.com)
Date: Tue Apr 16 2002 - 20:37:28 EDT


Dear Mrs Covington

I don't know that any prooducts sold in the USA are made from whales as
we are a decidedly, non-whaling nation. I know that in some places
whales are used for food (canned and otherwwise), shoe polish and oil.

Best of luck!
Peter

On Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:52:11 -0700 (PDT) Madeline Corvington
<mcorvington@yahoo.com> writes:
> Dear Mr. Scheifele
> My student went into the website listing your name to
> "ask a scientist", but we were unable to access it.
> Her question is: Do you have a list of products made
> from whales? Do you have any brand names you know of
> that uses products from whales? She would like to
> start a boycott of these products. Please e-mail
> back. Mrs Corvington
>
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Peter M."Skip" Scheifele LCDR USN (Ret.)
NURC NA&GL Director of Bioacoustic Research;
Animal Science Department,
Animal Bioacoustics/Neuroanatomy Researcher
University of Connecticut



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