• Appeals court takes foie gras off the menu in California

    4 days ago - By Topix

    A federal appeals court reinstated California's ban on foie gras Friday, finding that a state law preventing sales of the luxury liver pate made by force-feeding ducks and geese was not pre-empted by the federal government's authority to regulate poultry products.
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  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds State's Right to Protect Ducks from Cruelty of Foie Gras

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds State's Right to Protect Ducks from Cruelty of Foie Gras

    4 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund celebrates hard-fought victory against the cruel product
    Contact:
    Natalia Lima, 201-679-7088, nlima aldf.org
    SAN FRANCISCO - Today, in a monumental victory for ducks, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals revived the state's landmark law banning the sale of foie gras. The decision reverses the lower court and ensures that foie gras, a product produced by animal torture, will once again disappear from California restaurant menus. The Animal Legal Defense Fund has long campaigned against foie gras, and filed an amicus brief with the court urging it to uphold the...
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