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Is it time to ban foie gras?

Tuesday 11 Sep 2012 7:16 a.m.

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Foie gras, the French delicacy made by force-feeding ducks or geese, has been banned in many parts of the world - most recently in California.

There, fans of the dish have dubbed the ban 'Foiemaggedon'.

And foie gras is ruffling feathers here too. Each weekend activists protest outside one of Wellington's French restaurants, trying to force it off the menu.

So is foie gras really that inhumane?

Watch the video for Rachel Tiffen's full report.

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