Britain’s King Charles III has stopped foie gras from being served in all royal palaces, animal rights group PETA said on Saturday.
The move was praised by animal welfare organizations. Charles has been known for taking a stronger public stance on animal rights and environmental issues than other members of the royal family.
Off the menu in palaces
According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the organization received confirmation from a royal official that foie gras is now barred for all royal palaces.
“I can confirm that foie gras is not purchased by the Royal Household nor served in Royal Residences, and there are no plans for this policy to change,” the letter reads.
It was signed by the Master of the King’s Household, Tony Johnstone-Burt and dated on…