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Foie Gras – 9 August 2008
“To produce foie gras, male ducks are force-fed 6 or 7 pounds of
grain three times a day with an air-driven feeder tube. This torturous
process goes on for 28 days until the ducks’ livers, from which the
pâté is made, bloat to 6 to 12 times their normal size. About 10
percent of the ducks don’t make it to slaughter. They die when their
– From “101 Reasons Why I’m a Vegetarian” by Pamela Rice.
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same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the
world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true
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