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Foie gras, from French lit. "Fat liver", is a particularly cruel process (but legalized) of force-feeding (French: gavage) a goose or duck in order to artificially increase the volume of their livers and then harvest it.

Process[edit]

Foie gras - gavage in Rocamadour, France.jpg
Mulard duck being force fed corn in order to fatten its liver for foie gras production.jpg
Gavage-cages-collectives-France.jpg
Le Languedoc - Paysanne des environs de Toulouse - XIXe siècle (n° 122) - Fonds Ancely - B315556101 A GARDILANNE 024.jpg

Alternatives[edit]

Living conditions[edit]

28-gavage-foie-gras-cages-individuelles-France-2012.jpg

Legal status[edit]

United States[edit]

Chair used to force-feed humans in Guantanamo.
  • It was banned in California since 2004, on the grounds of animal cruelty, but out-of-state producers fought the repeal since and (unfortunately) won it in 2020.[1]

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