• California foie gras ban upheld by top court; take a poll

    5 monthes ago - By Times Union

    From Reuters: An employee force-feeds a duck with a tube at Hudson Valley Duck Farm in Ferndale, New York. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the latest challenge to California's ban on foie gras, a delicacy produced from the enlarged livers of ducks and geese that have been force-fed corn. The court declined to hear an appeal by producers of foie gras, including the Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d'Oies du Quebec, a Canadian nonprofit that represents duck and goose farmers. In doing so, the high court left intact a 2017 ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit...
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