In a video posted on Wednesday, December 21, L214 condemns the force-feeding of ducks to produce foie gras. The photos are presented by Alexandra Rosenfeld, the former Miss France, originally from Béziers.
“What these animals are going through is unbearable.” In a video posted on Wednesday, December 21, L214 condemns the force-feeding of ducks to produce foie gras. New shocking photos taken at a breeder in Lacapelle-Marival in Lot and released a few days before the Christmas holidays.
“Compulsively, some ducks are sick, others in pain. Corpses, whose beaks sometimes still overflow with mash, are left among the living”, the association clarifies in a press release. The video is accompanied by an on-camera commentary by Alexandra Rosenfeld.
The former Miss France, originally from Béziers, explains that this year ducks are being used to make up for the lack of males affected by bird flu.
Pierre Olivier Prévot, the director of the Capelle cooperative, of which the producer in question is a member, stated that RTL without knowing “under what conditions” this video was recorded. He speaks of “shocking” images which “do not correspond to palm farming as we want to practice it”.
L214 filed a complaint with the prosecutor at the Cahors court for animal abuse committed by a professional.
According to Actu.frCarrefour and Metro announced after the broadcast of these images to withdraw the foie gras produced by the incriminated breeder from sale.