California's Foie Gras Ban Goes Into Effect

California restaurant owners had until midnight to legally sell foie gras to customers seeking the French delicacy. Today, a state law signed in 2004 that bans producing or selling the fatty goose or duck liver achieved by force feeding goes into effect, and violators will be slapped with a $1,000 fine. As the days counted down to the ban, restaurant owners said they saw an increase in sales from customers looking to enjoy their last legal taste. "We have people asking for fois gras on their...Full Story
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