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A foie gras ban is long overdue - but what about other foods made from animal suffering? | Jacy Reese

01.11.2019
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Some aquatic animals, like fish and octopus, are chewed to death while still alive. Others are boiled alive, ripped or cut apart, or even salted to deathOn Wednesday the New York City Council passed a ban on foie gras - the French delicacy made by force-feeding ducks and geese - to go into effect in 2022.From the perspective of animal rights activists, this is a long time coming. Foie gras has transformed many animal lovers from conscious consumers to passionate protesters. The production process of foie gras is particularly disturbing: a bird is force-fed three times a day with a long, metal pipe down their throat, all to satiate the gastronomic whims of Wall Street's 1% in posh Manhattan restaurants. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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