On January 7, 2015, the federal judge hearing the case struck down the foie gras sales ban on the basis that the federal Poultry Products
Inspection Act preempts it. In a misguided decision, the court reasoned
that the force feeding of ducks is somehow an…Read More
On January 27, 2014 the 9th Circuit Court denied a request by a coalition of foie gras producers to rehear their constitutional challenge against California’s ban on foie gras. A smaller panel of judges had previously ruled that the foie gras ban was…Read More
Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s ban on the production and sale of foie gras, the cruel delicacy produced from the livers of force-fed ducks. The court held that the ban was constitutional, finding the foie gras lobby’s challenge…Read More
you again for signing the Animal Legal Defense Fund's petition. We reached our
goal of 50,000 signatures, but the petition will remain open for those who have
yet to speak out against foie gras!
Thank you all for supporting the Animal Legal Defense Fund's
petition "Stop Abusing Ducks and Geese - No more Foie Gras!" Not only
did we reach our goal of 50,000 signatures, but we're continuing to surpass it!
We are currently getting the box ready to send…Read More