Return of Foie Gras Pits Restaurants, Farmers Against Animal Groups

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Last week, a federal district judge struck down California's ban on the sale of foie gras, ruling that the ban conflicted with federal law. As restaurants rush to put the delicacy back on their menus and the state considers whether to appeal, we discuss the implications of the ruling. What will it mean for diners, farmers and overall animal welfare?


Paul Shapiro, vice president, Farm Animal Protection, Humane Society of the United States

Ken Frank, chef and partner at Napa's La Toque restaurant