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May 21, 2012

Chefs say foie gras ban could spread beyond California

With California’s foie gras ban set to take effect July 1, the food fight between animal rights activists and those battling to repeal the law is ruffling more than a few feathers.   

California chefs – in the run up to the ban on force-fed fattened duck livers — have been holding special foie gras -focused events as a last hurrah.  This has reportedly enraged the foie gras objectors who have recently been out in force, staging protests at restaurants like Mélisse in Santa Monica. "People are allowed to eat food, not allowed to torture [it] first," SPCALA President Madeline Bernstein told CBS. Read More

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