Chicago's Two-Year Ban On Foie Gras Lifted
Gourmets in Chicago can once again order foie gras after the city
council repealed a two-year restaurant ban. Supporters of the ban
point to the cruelty involved in producing it, which involves
force-feeding geese and ducks under extreme confinement in order to
enlarge their livers.
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It is unfortunate to hear that small steps taken toward
alleviating the suffering of God’s animals are once again revoked.
The suffering inflicted on ducks and geese in order to produce foie
gras is undeniable and inexcusable. Since the law doesn’t prevent
such cruelty it is up to the consumer not to support such industry.