Foie Gras is Banned in California… Now What? 

Banned in 2012, authorized in 2015, then suspended in 2017, all before being re-banned in 2019. After many developments, the United States Supreme Court settled the fate of foie gras in California on January 7 by rejecting the case. The 2004 law prohibiting the sale of products that involve the “force feed[ing of] a bird for the purpose of enlarging the bird’s liver beyond normal size” remains in force in the Golden State [ . . . ]

Full Story: Foie Gras is Banned in California… Now What? – Frenchly

Butter, wine, foie gras: French face triple whammy as shortages abound

 

THE BUSINESS TIMES – [PARIS] With butter spread thin and wine output drying up, whatever next for the unlucky French? A shortage of foie gras, the must-have liver pate that takes pride of place on most Christmas tables [ … ] Read more at : Butter, wine, foie gras: French face triple whammy as shortages abound, – THE BUSINESS TIMES

Friends of Mine

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“Balcony” by Karen Ku

The friendships we make when we travel are unique, because we become close for a short period of time before becoming barely remembered names in the stories we tell, perhaps attached to photographs, for years and years. Continue reading “Friends of Mine”