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Keep Shark Fin Soup and Foie Gras out of GrubHub

Shark fin soup is made from sharks whose fins are sliced off while they're still alive; the animals are then released back into the water, where they will drown, starve or get eaten by other fish. Foi…

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The Sad Story Behind Down & Feather Harvesting

If you're considering buying a product stuffed with down or body feathers, the first thought on your mind probably isn't: "Where (or rather whom) did these feathers come from, and do I want to be supp…

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Foie Gras Ban is… Unconstitutional?!

  In 2004, animal rights activists applauded the first-in-the-nation ban on foie gras in the state of California. And nearly 8 years later, the ban on the production and sale of the French del…

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France Responds to Foie Gras Ban

A Paris merchant says a California foie gras ban could prompt tourists to smuggle the product into the US state. Photo Credit: Zdenko Zivkovic via Flickr. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_r…

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Is Banning Foie Gras the Solution to the Problem?

Foie gras…. discuss! Considering the highly volatile and controversial nature of the subject, it is almost sufficient to just mention this vilified animal product, without taking a stance one way o…

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California’s Foie Gras Ban About to Begin

On July 1, California will ban foie gras, created by the funnel-forced ingestion of large amounts of feed into a goose or duck's esophagus. Eventually the liver grows to more than 10 times its normal …

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