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IVU World Vegetarian Congress 1953
- Mrs Gasque was elected President of IVU,
Mr Woodland Kahler (USA) elected to the IVU Executive Committe.
He went on to become IVU President from 1960-71.
Food without Animal Residues - extracts from a talk by Professor SCOTT NEARING, U.S.A.
new development was the appointment of Vice-Presidents representative
of the countries in which the I.V.U. operates at present. While not having
voting power, Vice-Presidents may attend meetings of the Executive Committee
of the I.V.U. in an advisory capacity, thus forming a kind of Advisory
Council. The names of those appointed are:
right: Professor Scott Nearing and Mrs Helen Nearing snapped in Stockholm.
Minutes of a meeting of members of the Executive Committee held
in Hampstead, London on the 18th October 1953
right: front centre: Dr John Maxwell, America's 90 year old vegetarian G.O.M.;
Dr. Wokes also mentioned an interesting nutritional development
in America known as the Multi-Purpose Food (MPF). This is produced on
a non-profit basis and consists of purely vegetable extracts. A sustaining
meal of this product costs only three cents and already one thousand tons
have been sent all over the world as a relief food.
Below left : Mr Oluf Egerod, of Denmark, with Dr J.Nussbaum, of France,
and Mrs Ferne Lasser of Chicago.
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