In Re: The HSUS, et al. (Foie gras adulteration)
With overwhelming evidence that the birds raised for force-fed foie gras are diseased, and in light of a scientific study suggesting foie gras may pose increased health risks to those who consume it, the HSUS filed a rulemaking petition requesting the United States Department of Agriculture to declare foie gras an adulterated food product.
|Court or Agency:||United States Department of Agriculture|
|Plaintiff(s):||The HSUS, Farm Sanctuary, Animal Legal Defense Fund, NYU Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Jessica Gorman, Doris Booth, Daniel Stahlie|
|Defendant:||United States Department of Agriculture|
|HSUS Counsel:||Peter Petersan & Carter Dillard|
|Status:||Submitted; Awaiting Decision|