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On Sunday, July 1, California’s ban on the production and sale of foie gras takes effect.

Birds raised for foie gras are force-fed enormous quantities of food through a long metal pipe several times a day. This process of deliberate overfeeding continues for weeks. By the end of the force-feeding process, ducks are physically debilitated with livers five to ten times normal size and many are unable to stand or walk.

Public outrage at the inhumane practices inherent in the foie gras industry has resulted in bans on production of the product in more than a dozen countries, including Germany, the U.K. and Israel. Unfortunately, despite growing public awareness of the cruelty of foie gras, the dish has not disappeared from menus.

The following Florida-based cruise lines serve foie gras on their ships (according to the latest available menu information). By serving foie gras, these companies contribute to the suffering of ducks and geese.

Please write to Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania Cruises and politely urge the companies to stop serving foie gras on all their ships.

Disney Cruise Line
Phone: (800) 951-3532
Online comment form
*foie gras is served in the Remy restaurant on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.

Norwegian Cruise Line
Phone: (305) 436-4000
Email: ncladmin@ncl.com
*foie gras is served in the “champagne bar” on the Norwegian Star, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Spirit.

Oceania Cruises
Phone: (800) 531-5619
Online comment form
*foie gras is on the menu in the Grand Dining Room and Jacques restaurant on Oceania Cruises’ Marina and Riviera ships.

One Response to “You can’t escape the cruelty of foie gras on a cruise ship”

  1. on 18 Jan 2014 at 5:09 pm Samane

    Please stop la fois gras

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