Chicago lifts two-year ban on foie gras

Chicago lifts two-year ban on foie gras

There are 3 comments on the Reuters story from May 15, 2008, titled Chicago lifts two-year ban on foie gras. In it, Reuters reports that:

CHICAGO - Gourmets in Chicago can order foie gras again after the city council on Wednesday repealed a two-year restaurant ban on a delicacy that critics say is produced at cruel expense to geese and ducks.The ...

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#1 May 15, 2008
Personally, I can't stand the stuff and I'll never eat it, but I resent being told by a bunch or sanctimonious do-gooders what to eat and what not to eat. No thank you PETA, I'll make my own choices.


#2 May 16, 2008
'Mayor Richard Daley had called the ban the "silliest ordinance" the city council ever passed and said it made Chicago "the laughingstock of the nation." '

Mayor Daley is right. The ban at least made us a laughingstock among the foodies of this and other nations. I certainly never heard the end of it.

But I'm glad that I don't have to burn Alderman Joe Moore in effigy anymore (something I've been meaning to do for 3 years but never got around to doing).
concerned patrient


#3 May 17, 2008
This is a win for the culinary art world these dishes that they prepare are not ment to be cruelty to any animal but the delicatesin of the hungry mans stomach and the likeness of the cook/artist's preparation for the customer in care of their appetite.

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