SAN JOSE (CBS / AP) — Prosecutors in three California counties say Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in the state from birds that have been force-fed.
State lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy nearly 15 years ago.READ MORE: 49ers Win Wild Card 23-17 as Time Runs Out for Cowboys in Frantic Finish
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Friday a state judge approved a settlement between the online retailer, her office and district attorneys in Monterey and Santa Clara counties.
A spokeswoman for Amazon said the company was not commenting.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Sonoma County Crash on Route 116
The prosecutors accused Amazon in a lawsuit of illegally selling foie gras in California on its website.
Animal rights activists say the process is painful and cruel. A U.S. appeals court upheld the law in 2017.MORE NEWS: French Bulldog Stolen at Gunpoint During Castro Valley Armed Robbery
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