Brazil: Draft regulation that prohibits the production and sale of food products obtained by forced feeding of animals

The Environment Commission (CMA) approved a bill prohibiting the production and commercialization of food products obtained by force-feeding animals – such as foie gras, the name given to duck or goose fatty liver, a typical delicacy of French cuisine. The matter (PL 90/2020) was voted in finality and remains for the analysis of the House of Representatives, if there is no appeal for a vote in the Plenary of the Senate.