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​​​​​​​Calif. Judge Clears Imported Foie Gras For Private Kitchens

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​​​​​​​Calif. Judge Clears Imported Foie Gras For Private Kitchens

Law360 (July 16, 2020, 9:15 PM EDT) — A California federal judge’s ruling held that the delicacy foie gras may be eaten within the state, although the order is narrow in scope as it only allows the dish to be imported from outside the state for private consumption and does not allow it to be resold at restaurants.

U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson’s Tuesday ruling came after plaintiffs challenging the California ban on the sale of the product asked for clarification on the dish being imported.

The judge’s ruling said the “text and legislative history” of the California Health and Safety Code 25982 support the idea that “California…

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