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Amazon.com: Stop Selling Foie Gras
July 12, 2013
Foie Gras is the enlarged, fatty liver of a goose or duck who has
been force fed by having a pipe shoved down her throat and food blasted
in till her liver essentially ruptures. It is considered a 'delicacy.'
This force-feeding has been banned in several countries including
Australia and Israel, and here in Chicago and California, where both
sale and production are banned.
While most modern farming methods
are inhumane, the getting of foie gras rises above, video shows birds
with gaping holes in their necks where the tube ripped through, birds
with broken legs, wings, filthy, sick...and the fact is there is plenty
of food available without it, there is just NO NEED to add such cruelty
to the dinner plate
A few years ago ADOW held a peaceful
demonstration at Trader Joe's Natural Market in Eastchester, to urge
them to stop selling foie gras; a rescue group who'd gotten some babies
out of the Hudson Valley facility brought then to show the public the
result of purchasing 'foie gras'. These baby ducks had their bills
'docked,' which is cutting their bills so they don't bite each other due
to the overcrowding horror. Those babies could not eat on their own due
to the cutting, and will have to be hand-fed for the rest of their
lives. At that time, Trader Joe's agreed to stop selling foie gras.
Please tell Amazon to stop selling foie gras by signing this
petition. Note: This petition contains graphic video, provided by
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