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No Foie Gras for You: Court Upholds Ban on Sales

August 30, 2013 | 2:18 pm

No Foie Gras for You: Court Upholds Ban on Sales

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A federal appeals court in San Francisco refused to block California’s ban on foie gras.

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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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July 10, 2012 | 8:39 am

A.M. Splash: Restaurant Defies Foie Gras Ban; FTC Mulls Record Fine Against Google; Port of Oakland Gets $15 Million to Expand Rail Yard

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Presidio restaurant says it can serve foie gras (SF Chronicle) Presidio restaurant says it can serve foie grasA Bay Area restaurant is adding foie gras to its menu despite a new California law banning the sale of the delicacy. But the owner of the restaurant says the state can’t stop him. Presidio Social Club is […]

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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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