Skip to comments.Chefs say foie gras ban could spread beyond California
Posted on 05/24/2012 7:59:52 PM PDT by dennisw
Bad boy chef Anthony Bourdain tweeted earlier this week about radical activists using telephoto lenses to shoot chefs children and then send chefs the pictures. He followed up: Every time a chef is threatened someone should skin a panda.
But chefs say theyre being terrorized by activists who post their pictures on extremist animal-rights websites, and are using social media to stage protests. One prominent East Coast chef (who asked that his name not be used) told FoxNews.com that he received notes telling him they know where his family lives.
Chef Dan Moody, known for his pop-up restaurants in Southern California, wrote on his blog The Relation Chef, that activists are waging organized attacks on those restaurants that reject the ban by writing false reviews. These reviews are in direct violation of Yelps Terms of Service, and Yelp needs to take action to correct this immediately.
With Californias foie gras ban set to take effect July 1, the food fight between animal rights activists and those battling to repeal the law is ruffling more than a few feathers.
California chefs in the run up to the ban on force-fed fattened duck livers -- have been holding special foie gras -focused events as a last hurrah. This has reportedly enraged the foie gras objectors who have recently been out in force, staging protests at restaurants like Mélisse in Santa Monica.
People are allowed to eat food, not allowed to torture [it] first, SPCALA President Madeline Bernstein told CBS.
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When foie gras is outlawed, only outlaws will have foie gras. If California actually institutes this ban it could be coming to your state too as animal rights wackos rev their engines
And a new black market is created.
People are “allowed” to eat food. Why thats mighty nice of him.
The Neo-Luddites and funsuckers of the left are going to create a thriving black market. I should get started on a secret tobacco growing operation...
As far as the geese are concerned, they probably view all that rich food as goose heaven (though getting their heads chopped off sucks).
or rather, ducks.
Animal activists should be shot, canned, and fed to dogs.
I am beyond mad at this.
Allowed by whom, exactly, Maddy dear?
I am going to go out on a duck’s limb and say that these Luddites have no problem with aborting babies. They would rather eat the babies livers than the ducks. That is “Pro-Choice”.
foie gras sound like something someone deficated in the toilet!
Don’t ban it, just flush it!!!
LOL - and we had better do it to them before they start doing to us.
LOL - and we had better do it to them before they start doing it to us.
The Neo-Luddites and funsuckers of the left are going to create a thriving black market.
These people are idiots. We eat the whole duck you morons.
And a smartly seared foil gras is sohhhhh!!!! Delicious!!!! Specially with a fat cabernet or a deep merlot.
think about it....the new high speed rail trains, wasting billions of dollars could be the answer to this. How about a foie gras factory just over the atate line, and using the inane liberal train to nowhere to haul it beck to your restaurant...beautiful
These animal rights activists are getting worked up into anarchy. That’s what happens when they get enlarged livers from being force fed cruelty to animal videos taken in black and white and puppy farms full of flea bitten pups. Then, when they have fattened to the limits, they fire bomb research centers, and releasing animals from their cages.