Foie Gras Ban to Stay, Says Supreme Court

   |  Updated: October 15, 2014 16:20 IST

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Foie Gras Ban to Stay, Says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is allowing California to continue enforcing a law that bans the sale of foie gras.

The justices on rejected a challenge to the law from producers of the delicacy in New York and Canada.

Foie gras is the fatty liver of a force-fed duck. The California law bars state farmers from force-feeding birds with a tube, the way foie gras is made. The law also bans the sale of foie gras in California. (India Bans Foie Gras, a Controversial Duck Liver Delicacy.)

Lower courts in California earlier dismissed efforts to block the law from being enforced.

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