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What Is Foie Gras?

What Is Foie Gras?

Made from fatty duck and goose liver, many consider foie gras to be a delicacy. From French to English, it translates to "fat liver." But, what is foie gras and how is it made? While...
The Last Foie Gras Farm In Ukraine Just Shut Down

The Last Foie Gras Farm In Ukraine Is Shutting Down

Ukraine's last foie gras farm is shutting down. Ukrainian poultry company MHP will stop production at the country's only foie gras farm. The decision follows an exposé released earlier this year. Foie gras is the...
Lab-Grown Foie Gras Will Be in Restaurants By 2021

Lab-Grown Foie Gras Will Be in Restaurants By 2021

Lab-grown food could soon satisfy the world's appetite for meat, according to Yuki Hanyu, co-founder and CEO of startup IntegriCulture Inc. The Japanese cultured meat company wants to see its slaughter-free foie gras served...
Amazon Agrees to Stop Shipping Illegal Foie Gras to California Residents

Supreme Court Denies Reversal of California Foie Gras Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to reverse California's ban on foie gras. Producers of the fatty liver pâté - including Canadian nonprofit Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d'Oies du Quebec, which represents...

France Gets Its First Political Lobbying Group for Animal Rights

Convergence Animaux Politique (CAP) is France's first-ever political lobbying group for animal rights, aiming to translate evolving opinions in the country into real political change. France is not a country synonymous with strong animal welfare....

Tate Modern Removes ’Barbaric’ Foie Gras From Christmas Menu

London modern art gallery the Tate Modern has removed "barbaric" foie gras from its Christmas menu. According to UK newspaper the Independent, the gallery dropped the dish - "ham hock and foie gras terrine with...

Vegan Celeb Pamela Anderson Says Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Foie Gras Menu Is the Real...

Vegan actress and activist Pamela Anderson has called out celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay for serving foie gras in his London restaurant, "Restaurant Gordon Ramsay." " nothing more than a diseased liver produced in a real-life...
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Vegan Actor Thandie Newton Calls for UK Ban on Sale and Import of Foie...

Vegan actor Thandie Newton is joining the British branch of international animal rights organization, Animal Equality, in calling for a full ban on foie gras. "I am pleased to join Animal Equality UK and the...
Lab-Grown Clean Meat Could Bring an End to Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras

Lab-Grown Clean Meat Could Bring an End to Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras

There have been many developments in clean meat over the last year. Now, advancements mean that clean meat could bring an end to the practices of both shark finning and foie gras force-feeding. Finning-Free Shark...
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Ellen Degeneres Tells Jerry Seinfeld Foie Gras is ‘Cruelest Thing Ever’ in New Season...

Ellen DeGeneres has appeared on Jerry Seinfeld's new season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." In the episode, the talk show host tells the comedian that the treatment of geese in the foie gras...

Japanese Government Part of $2.7 Million Investment in New Clean Meat Brand

The Japanese government has invested in Tokyo start-up Integriculture, a clean meat company aiming to solve sustainable food security and public health problems associated with modern factory farming practices. Clean meat relies on cellular agriculture --...
Classically Trained French Chef Creates Vegan Foie Gras That's 'Actually Better’ Than The Real Thing

Classically-Trained French Chef Creates Vegan Foie Gras That’s ‘Actually Better’ Than the Real Thing

Classically-trained French chef and owner of Gauthier Soho, Chef Alexis Gauthier, teamed up with animal rights organization PETA and recipe video producers BOSH! to develop a recipe for vegan foie gras, cleverly dubbed "faux gras." "In France, people...

Postmates Permanently Cease All Deliveries of Foie Gras

Postmates, a US-based nationwide delivery service, has put an end to all deliveries of foie gras. This decision follows action from the animal rights organization, PETA, which reached out to the company to educate it on...

Vegan Actor Evanna Lynch and Animal Activist Ricky Gervais Push for UK Foie Gras...

Last week, Britain's “Green Grandad” Bill Oddie delivered a bill to the UK parliament, containing more than 70,000 signatures in support of banning foie gras imports. Spearheading the potential ban is animal protection organization...