Charles Saatchi has been quoted as saying that he thinks his wife, celebrity cook Nigella Lawson, should be “coveted”. Well, that’s how we feel, too, after her representative confirmed that contrary to recent media stories, the “Domestic Goddess” won’t eat or use the cruel food product foie gras in her recipes.
Nigella is in excellent company. Sir Roger Moore, Kate Winslet, Ricky Gervais and even Prince Charles have all spoken out against the force-feeding of ducks and geese for this torture in a tin. Crammed into … Read more.
An army of PETA supporters wearing masks resembling 007 star Sir Roger Moore surrounded Fortnum & Mason with signs that read, “Boycott Fortnum & Mason”, in English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish. Prompted by Moore, PETA’s primary advocate for ending sales of foie gras, the look-alikes encouraged would-be shoppers to skip Fortnum & Mason – which continues to sell foie gras, a product so cruel that its production is illegal in the UK – in favour of Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, both of which no longer put the … Read more.
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.