Your voice has finally been heard!
The construction of a massive
foie gras production facility in China's Jiangxi Province, has been stopped.
Xu Qingchu, director of investment at the province's Nanchang Sanghai
Economic and Technology Development Area, has confirmed the cancellation,
according to the Chinese-language National Business Daily.
proposed foie gras production facility, set to receive a 106 million yuan
investment by Creek Projects, would have been one of the largest in the
world, designed to produce 1,000 tonnes of foie gras by slaughtering 800
million ducks and 2 million geese each year.
Foie gras production is
widely condemned for being cruel and more than a dozen governments have
prohibited this intensive farming practice including the UK, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, the UK, most Austrian
provinces, Turkey, Israel and the U.S. state of California.