Foie Gras to Be Banned in California

Critter News

In eight months, the sale of foie gras will be banned in California. There was smoked foie gras, roasted foie gras, steamed foie gras and liquefied foie gras, injected into agnolotti. There was even a foie gras dessert: a brownie sundae with foie gras Chantilly. california legislation restaurants foie gras foodApparently, this will happen in 8 months. I had no idea!

Foie Gras Disappearing From San Diego Restaurants

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Here in Seattle, NARN (Northwest Animal Rights Network) has been staging protests at a local restaurant that serves foie gras. Having said that though, I see that these types of protests have had an effect in the San Diego area. In addition, back in 2004, Governor Schwarzenegger signed a bill making foie gras illegal starting in 2012. Tags: animal cruelty california foie gras food

On Small Victories

Animal Person

A famous Ottawa restaurant removed foie gras from its menu after being pressured by activists. The removal of foie gras came after "months of nasty, anonymous phone calls, insulting e-mails, and noisy demonstrations outside. But Foot doesn't buy it and asks--again-- Yet over the long history of animal rights activism in Canada, it's hard to find evidence that the larger aims of such protests are ever achieved.