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Debate Heats Up Over Proposal to Ban Orcas in Captivity

March 17, 2014 | 10:00 am

Debate Heats Up Over Proposal to Ban Orcas in Captivity

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State lawmaker wants to end the use of killer whales for water shows in California. Read more …

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San Francisco Foie Gras Scofflaw Defends Itself

July 10, 2012 | 4:26 pm

San Francisco Foie Gras Scofflaw Defends Itself

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Q: When is a California restaurant not a California restaurant? A: When it’s on federal land. That, at least is the reasoning behind the decision of the Presidio Social Club to serve foie gras in seeming defiance of the new state law that banned this delicacy starting July 1. Restaurant manager Maureen Donegan tells us […]

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May 30, 2012 | 11:08 am

Demand For Foie Gras Never Higher as California Ban Looms

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(AP) This is not a good time to be a duck with a fatty liver in California, though better times lie just ahead. Chefs are loading their high-end menus with duck liver: terrine de foie gras, seared foie gras with mango chutney, foie gras salad and sweet foie gras for dessert. And they are keeping […]

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