AVMA releases foie gras production backgrounder - September 1, 2007
|posted August 15, 2007|
The AVMA has released a backgrounder on the welfare implications of foie gras production, available in the reference section of the AVMA Web site at www.avma.org/reference.
The backgrounder reviews foie gras production in the United States and other countries; welfare concerns, including science, risks, and severity of the risks; alternatives to force-feeding for producing foie gras; a summary; and references.
The information was prepared by the AVMA Animal Welfare Division.
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