The controversial delicacy might see a 25% drop in production and the accompaniment of soaring prices.
Japan has banned imports of French foie gras due to a bird flu outbreak, an agriculture ministry official said.
A judge in Sao Paulo on Wednesday suspended a law banning the production and sale of foie gras within Brazil’s largest city.
Sao Paulo has become the latest destination to deem foie gras unethical, last week passing a new law banning its sale and production.
Health and animal welfare concerns notwithstanding, the French are still crazy about foie gras, and they aren’t the only ones.
Californians will be able to legally eat foie gras again after a judge Wednesday overturned a ban on sales of the delicacy.
The war on foie gras continues, as Israel is poised to become the latest jurisdiction to ban the import and sale of the French delicacy.
The House of Lords in the UK has buckled to mounting pressure from animal rights groups and banned foie gras from their in-house restaurant.
As the July 1st ban on foie gras production in California looms, restaurants throughout the state are hosting “Farewell to Foie Gras” dinners.
US fast-food chain Wendy’s, known for its square beef patties and baked potatoes, on Tuesday unveiled a foie gras burger as it sprang back into life in Japan. Two years after shutting up shop because of falling profits, Wendy’s is hoping its exotic new menu will tickle the sophisticated Japanese palate. The regular buns are … Continued
A gourmet ice cream boutique in Hong Kong drew curious crowds with adventurous palates at a food expo last week for its lobster and foie gras flavored desserts. Arron Liu’s Ice Cream Gallery was a crowd favorite at this year’s edition of the Hong Kong Food Expo for audacious ice cream flavors that aim to … Continued
Ian Purkayastha’s teenage revolution didn’t involve rock groups, rebelling against his parents or embarrassing fashion experiments. For him it was: “black truffle ravioli with foie gras sauce”. And three years later, aged 18, Purkayastha not only remembers the “amazing” taste of that dish, but he’s turned himself into one of America’s leading truffle tycoons.
China’s ever-growing taste for luxury goods is extending into the culinary world — and that’s good news for Jean-Marie Vallier, who runs a duck farm and foie gras factory outside Beijing. Two years ago, French group Euralis — the world leader in foie gras production — invested 2.7 million dollars in the facilities, aimed at … Continued
Philippe Faur has taken out the ice cream of the universe of the desserts and has created new flavours always more surprising.
Its creators admit it is the ultimate in decadence: a $175 hamburger. The Wall Street Burger Shoppe just raised its price from $150 to assure its designation as the costliest burger in the city as determined by Pocket Change, an online newsletter about the most expensive things in New York. “Wall Street has good days … Continued
The FleurBurger is a Kobe burger containing foie gras, a special truffle sauce, and is served on a brioche truffle bun with black truffles on the side.
The High Roller sushi roll that sells for $1000 will be served at Koi restaurant in New York : It starts with marinated and poached fois gras that is covered with succulent Langoustine (lobster). Then the roll is brushed with saffron/vanilla bean butter and encrusted with caviar. Finally, when the roll is served the Chef … Continued