Fois gras de canard entier A whole goose liver
Foie Gras is produced through cruelty to Goose and Geese.
Foie gras – French for “fatty liver” – is the diseased and enlarged liver of a goose, produced through force feeding. Foie Gras is produced through cruelty to Gooses and Geese.
Two to three times a day, a worker grabs each bird, shoves a long, thick metal tube all the way down his throat, and an air pump shoots up to two pounds of corn mush into its esophagus. The industry always refers to the dry weight of the feed, which is about one pound per feeding. Adding oil and water doubles this weight, making it 20-30% of the bird’s healthy body weight.
A goose’s liver naturally weighs around 50 grams. However, foie require gooses’ livers to weigh an absolute minimum of 300 grams.
Foie gras is a luxury food product made of the liver of a goose that has been specially fattened. By French law, foie gras is defined as the liver of a goose fattened by force-feeding corn with a feeding tube, a process also known as gavage…..
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