Friday, April 28, 2006

Chicago takes foie gras off menu

The Guardian

By Ewen MacAskill in Washington

Chicago is not famous for being squeamish about food. Its slaughterhouses once turned it into the meat production capital of the world, earning the nickname Porkopolis.
But that was then. Today, Chicago has taken a lead in humane food production. The city council voted this week to ban the production and sale of foie gras, the first US city to do so.


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