Foie Gras

Chef Sean Chaney of Hot's Kitchen prepares a foie gras with shishido peppers dish at Hot's Kitchen during a 'Farewell Fois Gras' event on June 29, 2012 in Hermosa Beach, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SF Appeals Court Upholds California Ban On Foie Gras

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Friday refused to block California’s ban on foie gras, which is made from the livers of force-fed ducks.


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South Bay Chef Gets Violent Threats Over Foie Gras Donuts

When the owner of Psycho Donuts in San Jose and Campbell decided to give away foie gras donuts in honor of National Donut Day for free, he didn’t expect to get threats of violence in return.


A foie gras dish. (Frederic J. Brown)

Animal Rights Group Sues Wine Country Restaurant For Breaking Foie Gras Ban

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has initiated legal action against La Toque, alleging that the Napa Valley restaurant is illegally selling the delicacy foie gras.


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Some Bay Area Restaurants Offering Foie Gras Despite Ban

At least two restaurants in the Bay Area said they are serving foie gras, despite California’s recently-enacted ban of the delicacy.


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French Official Calls For Boycott Of California Wines

California’s recently-enacted ban on foie gras has prompted a French agricultural official to urge his countrymen to boycott wines from the Golden State, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.


A foie gras dish. (Frederic J. Brown)

California’s Foie Gras Ban Gets Legal Challenge

A ban on the sale of foie gras that went into effect in California this week is being challenged in court.


A foie gras dish. (Frederic J. Brown)

SF Restaurant Goers Order Foie Gras As Statewide Ban Looms

A foie gras lunch special at one North Beach restaurant has become a sellout item among San Francisco restaurant goers ahead of a statewide ban on the delicacy that begins on Sunday.


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Melissa Griffin: Pension Reform, Foie Gras Ban Coming To California

If the Governor’s tax proposal has any chance of passing in November, a government reform measure is due and legislators only have until June 28 to vote on any such measure.


A foie gras dish. (Frederic J. Brown)

Secret SF Foie Gras Feast Targeted By Animal Rights Activists

Members of an animal rights group were expected to protest in downtown San Francisco Thursday outside of a dinner serving foie gras, the delicacy that will become illegal in California on July 1.


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California Foie Gras Ban Nears, Demand Reaches All-Time High

San Francisco diners are gobbling up as much foie gras as they can before the product is banned in the state on July 1.




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