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Animal Activists Rejoice

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The Governator has made "foie gras" illegal. personally, i dont see how people like this stuff. i tried it once, you can practically feel your cholesterol rising, tastes like pure sodium. and do you really want to be eating what a bird's liver could not process? their naturally instinct is to peck at crap all day long.

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THE signing of a bill by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week banning the production and sale of foie gras in California was a watershed moment in a protracted battle of culinary politics. It has pitted animal rights supporters, including Sir Paul McCartney and Martin Sheen, against Guillermo Gonzalez, a 52-year-old businessman from El Salvador who is the state's lone producer of foie gras.

Animal rights groups called the signing a major victory for the ducks and geese. They object to foie gras because it is made by force-feeding ducks and geese to create creamy, fat-engorged livers. The measure, which is to take effect in 2012, was sponsored by John Burton of San Francisco, the Democratic president pro tem of the State Senate, and was drafted by four animal rights groups...

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Guest JMT

I'm glad you posted this John...I'm very glad this is now illegal.

i agree, youre welcome.

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Guest bcnjunkie

I'm glad you posted this John...I'm very glad this is now illegal.

why ? so tasty ... yummy ;D

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