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Federal court upholds California ban on foie gras sales

A US federal appeals court upheld California’s ban on the sale of foie gras Friday, 13 months after the block on the controversial delicacy came into force. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected claims that the ban interferes with free trade, made in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles…

Animal rights group seeks to ban foie gras in New York

An animal rights group called on the state of New York Wednesday to ban the practice of force-feeding ducks and geese to make foie gras. Mercy For Animals (MFA) released hidden-camera footage of one New York foie gras farm at a press conference in Albany, demanding an end to the…