NY Court Says Foie Gras Critics Lack Standing

Law360, New York (June 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York appeals court has shot down a bid by an animal advocacy group and others to order the state's agriculture department to declare that the controversial French delicacy foie gras is an adulterated food product that is dangerous to public health, ruling that they lacked standing to sue.

The unanimous ruling Thursday by the Third Judicial Department of the New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division upheld a March 2008 decision by Albany Supreme Court Justice John C. Egan Jr. granting a bid by the...
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