Flouting the law and proud of it
Despite foie gras’ being banned for the last five months, some restaurants in Chicago are still serving the stuff, and nothing’s being done about it. A Chicago health department spokesman summed the situation up thusly: “Our mission is to protect human health and not the health of geese and ducks.”
Hopefully the New York City effort will fare better, though admittedly, it’s not off to a good start, with speaker Christine Quinn coming out against a ban. Nonetheless, the New York City Say No to Foie Gras Campaign is holding its next planning meeting on Thurs., Jan. 18, at 7pm at Jivimukti Yoga Center Cafe, 841 Broadway, second floor, bet. 13th and 14th streets. To find out how you can help, attend the meeting on Thursday or contact Wendy Berner, campaign organizer, at 646-369-6212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.