“…A French restaurant in Wellington is being hounded by activists protesting against its popular foie gras starter.
Placard-wielding animal-rights protesters have taunted Le Canard restaurant in Thorndon every weekend for more than six months, its owners say.
Foie gras is a traditional French delicacy made from duck or goose livers that have been engorged by overfeeding them with fat-covered grains.
It is illegal to farm the birds using the force-feeding method in New Zealand, and fresh foie gras cannot be imported.
However, a handful of Wellington restaurants use legal tinned imports…”
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