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French Foie Gras Investigation: A Haute Cuisine Hell

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French Foie Gras Investigation: A Haute Cuisine Hell

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From Free From Harm
July 2012

foie gras duck gooseFrance is the largest producer and exporter of foie gras. Over 20,000 tons are produced and approximately 700,000 geese and 37 million ducks are slaughtered by the French foie gras industry each year. Over 4,200 tons are consumed in Spain, and 850 tons are produced. Over 1,150,000 ducks are slaughtered by the Spanish foie gras industry each year. In this unflinching look at the Foie Gras industry, Animal Equality documents the shocking reality of life for ducks and geese confined and force-fed for foie gras production in France.

Key findings of this foie gras investigation: