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Dec 10, 2013, 02:59 ET

Criminal case dismissed against lawyer who represented Occupy and Animal Protection & Rescue League

Opposing parties to pay $188K A First Amendment attorney who the San Diego City Attorney was prosecuting has now had all charges against him...

Oct 09, 2012, 16:04 ET

Animal Protection and Rescue League: Force Feeding Ban Applies to Feathers-- Down Jacket Company Drops Suit

Gauge Outfitters, doing business as Elevation Sports, today ended its involvement in a lawsuit brought by foie gras producers to strike down...

Apr 04, 2012, 18:19 ET

Chef Sued Over False Advertising of Foie Gras

The Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL) has just filed a class action lawsuit against Hot's Kitchen and chef Sean Cheney in Hermosa Beach,...

Feb 14, 2012, 04:17 ET

Undercover Investigators Speak Out in CA and NY About Force Feeding Cruelty

Asking chefs to have a heart for ducks this Valentine's Day  Activists from the Animal Protection and Rescue League will be holding...

Feb 03, 2012, 00:20 ET

Undercover Activists Rescue Ducks From Foie Gras Farms in CA and NY

 Activists from the Animal Protection and Rescue League have once again penetrated security at the two main factory farms that force feed ducks...

Oct 16, 2011, 07:22 ET

Widespread Public Support for Ban on Foie Gras—Liver from Force Fed Ducks

As seen in today's New York Times, the Animal Protection and Rescue League (www.APRL.org) protested a foie gras dinner held last night to call...

Apr 20, 2011, 14:04 ET

Foie Gras Removed from Glamorous Maui Event After Cruelty Exposed in Legislative Hearing

The Four Seasons Resort in Maui has removed foie gras from its upcoming $350 per person Opus One Wine Dinner after being contacted by the Animal...

Dec 06, 2010, 04:13 ET

Hudson Valley Foie Gras Co-owner Sneaks Banned Product into Event

Hudson Valley Foie Gras co-owner Michael Ginor snuck his product into an event here under a different name last week after organizers asked...

Nov 21, 2010, 18:47 ET

Activists Cry 'Fowl' at Anthony Bourdain's Foie Gras Faux Pas Controversial Appetizer is Made by Force Feeding Ducks

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain gave a speech today while local residents held a banner outside displaying the cruelty involved in the production...

Sep 28, 2010, 14:59 ET

San Diego City Council and Mayor Declare 'Veg Week'

Aim is to prevent animal cruelty, protect environment, and improve health The bi-partisan city council and mayor of America's Finest City have...

May 13, 2010, 23:04 ET

San Diego Seal Rookery About to be Invaded

Councilmembers Call for Protection Half of the city councilmembers here today called on Mayor Jerry Sanders to keep a rope up that is crucial for...

May 06, 2010, 11:45 ET

Thomas Keller Targeted for Animal Cruelty

Protests in NYC, Beverly Hills and Napa The Animal Protection & Rescue League and several animal protection groups will be protesting outside...

Aug 27, 2009, 07:07 ET

NY Senate Majority Leader Confronts Foie Gras Producer for Abusive Conditions

Neighboring producer faces class action Senator Pedro Espada confronted the manager of Hudson Valley Foie Gras in person at the farm on...

May 28, 2009, 13:14 ET

Costco Dumps Foie Gras Cruelty

The Animal Protection & Rescue League (www.APRL.org) has just convinced Costco.com to stop carrying "foie gras"--liver from cruelly force fed...