• Animal rights groups seek to ban foie gras, other imports

    7 days ago - By Topix

    Animal rights groups want to ban the import of products like foie gras whose production is generally not allowed within Switzerland Swiss animal welfare organisations plan to launch an initiative to ban the import of certain animal products such as foie gras, frog legs and shark fins after a bill to the same effect failed in the Senate last week. "The Swiss Animal Alliance is working to quickly launch an initiative to stop the import of products that constitute animal abuse," Michael Gehrken, head of the Alliance, told the NZZ am Sonntag newspaper.
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