California chefs contest foie gras ban

Some chefs are standing up to California's ban on foie gras by serving up more dishes of the delicacy before it becomes illegal. Chef Russel Jackson of San Francisco's Lafitte and chef Josiah Citrin of Mélisse in Santa Monica have planned multi-course foie gras dinners. The ban, which comes into effect in July, claims the process of creating the dish by force-feeding ducks and geese is inhumane.

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