for torturing ducks.
“Bay Area restaurant is adding foie gras to its menu despite a new California law banning the sale of the delicacy. But the owner of the restaurant says the state can’t stop him.
Presidio Social Club is in San Francisco’s Presidio, a national park under federal jurisdiction. That, according to the restaurant’s management, makes it exempt from the state legislation that went into effect July 1 forbidding the sale of any product made from a force-fed bird.
“We’re not trying to exploit a loophole or out to break the law,” said Ray Tang, owner of the American comfort-food-style restaurant. California’s prohibition simply doesn’t apply to Presidio Social Club, he said.”
From SFGate: more here
I’ll say it again….. It’s not necessary to torture animals before we eat them.