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Hudson Valley Foie Gras

5 Big Fat Lies About Fatty Liver (Foie Gras)

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Foie gras fanciers, not content just to bathe their arteries in bird fat, are adding insult to injury by trotting out a laundry list of misconceptions, inaccuracies and outright lies about the foie gras industry.

Go With Your Gut: Foie Gras No Worse Than the Rest

Kathy Stevens | Posted 04.01.2014 | Home
Kathy Stevens

One of two surviving ducks gets cleaned up at Catskill Animal Sanctuary Last week, Catskill Animal Sanctuary received a call from the Kingston State ...

Ducks Have Law -- and Right -- on Their Side

Kathy Guillermo | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
Kathy Guillermo

When California's groundbreaking ban on the production and sale of foie gras went into effect last year after a seven-year grace period, the foie gras industry acted like it had been ambushed like an, ahem, sitting duck.

A Huge Blow For Foie Gras Lovers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

A controversial ban on foie gras remains in effect in California today after an appeals court upheld a lower-court's decision not to block the law. ...

Why Is Amazon Ducking Animal Cruelty Controversy?

Nathan Runkle | Posted 08.18.2013 | Crime
Nathan Runkle

At Amazon, unconscionably cruel foie gras is still just a click away.

Rachel Tepper

WATCH: Undercover Foie Gras Footage Makes Cruelty Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green

Animal advocacy group Mercy for Animals on Tuesday released undercover footage showing what it calls cruel behavior at Hudson Valley Foie Gras. The vi...

Animal Rights Activists Hack Foie Gras Company Website

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.26.2013 | Green

In 2012, the state of California made the sale of foie gras illegal, resulting in California-based Sonoma Foie Gras shutting its doors. Meanwhile,...

How To Tell You're In A Great Restaurant

Brad Haskel | Posted 11.13.2012 | Taste
Brad Haskel

"I stay away from restaurants with a view, and I am very wary of hotel concierge recommendations. I avoid restaurants that are named after a number, a color, or a place. I know the Chef or owner lacks imagination."

Foie Gras Companies Sue State Of California

Posted 07.05.2012 | Home

Just a day after California's foie gras ban became official on Sunday, a group of businesses filed a lawsuit against the state alleging that the law i...

Foie Gras Opponents Allege 'Diseased Organs' In New Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

The foie gras debate is seemingly endless -- animal rights activists are never going to say that they support it, and it's unlikely that chefs are eve...

Activists Hate Foie Gras Donuts, Protest Restaurant

Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

Vegan blogger Annie Hartnett is so outraged by Brooklyn restaurant Do Or Dine's foie gras donuts, that she's started a petition in protest. "Foie g...

A Case For Foie: Why Foie Gras Is Not Unethical

Serious Eats | Posted by J. Kenji Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Is the production of foie gras torturous under even the best of conditions? Those on one side would answer yes. How could force feeding an animal e...

Foie Gras: Something to Think About

Brad Haskel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brad Haskel

I have listened to a lot of arguments regarding the treatment of ducks and geese in the production of foie gras, and I have to say that I really don't understand the moral dilemma.

Foie Gras Factory Farm Can't Duck HSUS Lawsuit

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

We have seen time and again that factory farmers' willful disregard for animal welfare often goes hand in hand with disregard for the environment, for workers' rights, and the rights of the unfortunate neighbors of these facilities.

See the $1,000 Sushi Roll

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There have always been high-ticket meals available to those who can afford them. But Koi restaurant may bring a sea change to high-priced dining with ...