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Foie Gras and Elevages Perigord

The Canadian company, ElevagesPerigord, has been accused of animal cruelty at their farm in Quebec. This company produces all sorts of duck-related products including foiegras. The products are equated with fine culinary taste and style, but their production is brutal. ElevagesPerigord products can be found at Amazon.com who seems unmoved by the charges of animal cruelty. I have requested Amazon.com to drop their line of ElevagesPerigord products, but all I got was a perfunctory email saying that my request was received and it will be forwarded to the higher ups. If you are a registered member of amazon.com, please urge them to take action. For my part, I find it a conflict of interest to continue buying from Amazon.com until they join the effort. I am still hoping that they would turn around the drop this supplier. Otherwise, action was taken against ElevagePerigord by several groups.

Farm Sanctuary does excellent work protecting and fighting for humane treatment of farm animals. You …