January 27, 2014
Absent intervention by the United States Supreme Court, California’s landmark ban on force feeding ducks to produce foie gras will stay in effect. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied another request by a handful of foie gras proponents to reconsider the law.
September 19, 2012
A federal court in Los Angeles denied a group of restaurants and foie gras producers’ motion to block enforcement of California’s ban on force feeding ducks to produce foie gras.
June 25, 2012
Organizaciones de protección animal están celebrando la aplicación de la tan esperada ley de California—aprobada hace más de siete años—que prohíbe la alimentación forzada de patos, así como la venta de foie gras producido a través de la alimentación forzada.
May 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John Perez for making it clear that California’s Legislature will not repeal or weaken the state’s ban on the sale of foie gras if it is produced by force feeding of the animals.
May 1, 2012
Animal protection organizations are calling on California legislators to reject an eleventh hour attempt to gut an animal protection law passed in 2004 banning the force-feeding of ducks and geese as well as the sale of foie gras which is set to take effect this July.
June 30, 2011
Iowa is the latest state whose "ag gag" bill died with the legislative session. Minnesota and Florida also proposed failed "ag gag" bills in attempts to squelch whistleblowing.
March 21, 2011
The HSUS proudly announces that Christianity Today is the winner of the first Genesis Outstanding Written Word Award dedicated to journalistic excellence on animal protection issues in faith-based publications. The award was given during the 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards weekend celebration.
May 6, 2010
A federal court has ruled in favor of The HSUS' federal lawsuit charging the nation's largest foie gras factory farm with numerous violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
April 2, 2009
Paul Shapiro, senior director of The Humane Society of the United States' factory farming campaign, released the following statement regarding all eight of Mayor Gavin Newsom's PlumpJack restaurants removing foie gras from their menus: "The Humane Society of the United States commends the Board of Supervisors for passing its resolution opposing foie gras,
February 10, 2009
International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health Article Points to Foie Gras as Public Health Risk
A new article in the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health further implicates foie gras as a potential public health menace.
January 26, 2009
The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has recommended that D'Artagnan Inc. discontinue certain advertising claims made for the company's Artisan foie gras.