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Foie gras is a product of cruelty
Foie gras is a product of cruelty

In early January, a federal judge overturned a decade-old California law that took effect in July 2012. The law banned the sale of foie gras, a French “delicacy” that is almost always the result of grossly inhumane treatment of ducks or geese. The judge ruled that the California ban was unconstitutional because it conflicted with the Poultry Products Inspection Act, a federal law that regulates poultry ingredients and labeling. We at Farm Sanctuary cosponsored the original law and have been involved in defending the ban against legal challenges. Until this most recent ruling, we've been successful at every turn — and we were blindsided by this reversal. Foie gras,...

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