Never read or heard of it but, that may possible.
However the article was written to leave an entirely different I.pressing.
And it didn’t happen, so far as I know or they know.
When US tried Communism [ History of Jamestown: 1607 to 1611 ]
So great was our famine, that a Savage we slew and buried, the poorer sorte took him up againe and eat him; and so did divers one another boyled and stewed with roots and herbs.’