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  • 11
  • Jan

Duchess of Hamilton Cries Fowl Over Fortnum & Mason’s Foie Gras Sales

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The Duchess of Hamilton, a long-time PETA supporter, is backing our campaign to end the sale of foie gras at Fortnum & Mason.

When Lady Hamilton received a box of Fortnum & Mason Christmas crackers from a friend, she took the opportunity to return the crackers to Fortnum & Mason Managing Director Beverly Aspinall along with a letter, which read: “I do hope that you will open your eyes to the plight of the terrified ducks and geese who are forced to endure the horrors of force feeding … Read more.

  • 24
  • Dec

Sir Roger Moore Says, ‘Foie Gras Is Cruel, Not Yule’

First he persuaded Selfridges that foie gras was one of the most cruelly produced foods in the world and that they should remove it from their shelves. Then he convinced Harvey Nichols that the stuff was torture in a tin, and they agreed to pull it from their restaurants in the new year. So with that track record, when a letter from Sir Roger Moore arrived on the desk of the Fortnum & Mason Managing Director Beverley Aspinall, she can’t have thought that if she ignored it, Sir Roger might go away.… Read more.