Monday, April 19, 2021

Bonding with foie gras

Sir Roger Moore’s attempts to ban foie gras are wrong

 

I personally don’t have a great liking for foie gras. The texture and richness of it is often overwhelming and for me, there are many other “ultimate luxuries” I’d choose first. The campaigns of Sir Roger Moore and others, however, to ban this delicacy are not something I support and are frankly just ridiculous.

 

Sir Roger Moore has no right to tell people what to eat
Sir Roger Moore has no right to tell people what to eat

In a recent interview with The Telegraph, Moore stated:

 

“This shameful product of goose torture… should most definitely not be sold in any respectable British institution – let alone a shop such as Fortnum & Mason which so blatantly trades on English heritage”.

 

Freedom of choice is a bastion of any civilised society and it is time that busybodies such as Moore fell silent. I won’t be eating foie gras in 2014, but I fully support those who choose to do so.

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

     

    5e3b97728b2e4bf58c9ff7822befe328?s=96&d=mm&r=g
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    4 COMMENTS

    1. The notorious Simon Templar in a state of excessive unwarranted concerns over some ducks getting fat.
      Nevertheless, Sir Roger Moore has become the typical distinguished old English gentleman and philanthropist. Sir Roger is even lecturing us on great British institutions, although he has lived between France, Monaco and Switzerland for decades. Sir Roger can rest assured that we ordinary Brits are battling to pay our rents/mortgages and servicing our debts, we are not bothered with some culinary grass. Sir Roger Moore was such a cool dude during the 1970’s, can he remember visiting the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with Susannah York in 1973. He has become such a sour puss in old age. Having said all that, he will always be my favourite all time James Bond.

    2. I love foie gras but am slightly appalled at the force-feeding involved with most production. There is a case for banning it when produced in this way but free-range geese should still provide this delicacy.

    3. I dont like foie gras either but a campaign to ban it alleging cruelty to the ducks is far fetched. No doubt the ducks are not pampered the way their defenders would like, but then has anyone seen any of the chicken farms /factories , it is not lovely either.. so what would come next, banning eggs?

      In Gstaad where Sir Roger lives , there is massive foie gras eating in the grand chalets and restaurants , why does not Sir Roger activate his campaign there to start with?

    4. The production of Foie Gras is cruelty personified and anyone’s desire to celebrity-bash should not overlook it. Just because rich people eat it in England, does not mean that it is a small-scale industry world-wide. I saw a video of intensively farmed foie gras geese… (or ducks; I forget which, but the breed of bird is irrelevant) a few weeks ago, before the publication of this Roger Moore story. The birds had food PUMPED into their stomachs by a man holding them by their necks. Some birds apparently have their throats ruptured in the process. All birds were grossly fat and unable to walk, to such a degree that rats were nibbling at open wounds on their bodies. Maybe this is the same video that R.M. refers to? There is no kind way of producing free range foie gras, as no animal overeats to the point of disease in natural circumstances. Yes Roger Moore should perhaps widen the remit of this campaign, but lets get the majority here on board first!

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

    Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

    2,588FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    10,907FollowersFollow

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

    Advertisement

    Other Stories You May Enjoy

    Flattening a Fountain – £12 million for mansion The Fountains, 39 The Bishops Avenue, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, N2 0BA, United Kingdom ($16.6 million, €13.9 million or درهم61 million) with planning permission to demolish and replace through Knight Frank – Boxy “Town Hall classical style” mansion ‘The Fountains’ on infamous The Bishops Avenue, N2 for sale for £3 million less than it listed for in 2012; this time it is destined for flattening.

    Flattening a Fountain

    Boxy “Town Hall classical style” dictator crib ‘The Fountains’ on infamous The Bishops Avenue, N2 for sale for £3 million less than it listed for in 2012; this time it is destined for flattening.
    A BIG Bugatti – £1.55m for 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport – Theodora Ong lusts after a 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport that currently sports the registration plate ‘BIG 3’ – For sale through Graeme Hunt for £1.55 million ($2.14 million, €1.79 million or درهم7.88 million).

    A BIG Bugatti

    Theodora Ong lusts after a £1.55 million 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport that currently sports the registration plate ‘BIG 3’ – but could become ‘BUG 8’
    Don’t Come On Carrie! The nation does NOT need Carrie Symonds – Matthew Steeples argues that Daniel Johnson’s “Come on, Carrie: your country needs you!” call to Boris Johnson’s wine chucking latest baby mama is nothing but claptrap.

    Don’t Come On Carrie!

    Matthew Steeples argues that Daniel Johnson’s “Come on Carrie: your country needs you!” call to Boris Johnson’s wine chucking latest baby mama is nothing but claptrap.
    Theresa’s in the Trough – Theresa May MP’s £1.2m in 2020 – 2021 – Matthew Steeples highlights that it is not just David Cameron who has been sticking his piggy fingers in the trough; Theresa May also ‘pocketed’ over £1.2 million in the last year alone.

    Theresa’s in the Trough

    Matthew Steeples highlights that it is not just David Cameron who has been sticking his piggy fingers in the trough; Theresa May also ‘pocketed’ over £1.2 million in the last year alone.
    The Spectre Shooting Brake – 1 of 1 Rolls-Royce Wraith shooting brake – 2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith converted to a shooting brake by automotive genius Niels van Roij for sale for 157% more than it originally cost – Bonhams at their ‘Les Grandes Marques à Monaco’ sale in Monte Carlo on 23rd April 2021 with an estimate of £320,000 to £480,000 ($440,000 to $660,000, €370,000 to €550,000 or درهم1.6 million to درهم2.4 million).

    The Spectre Shooting Brake

    2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith converted to a ‘Spectre’ shooting brake by automotive genius Niels van Roij for sale for 157% more than it originally cost.
    Courting Expletives 2021 – Emma Rivers v Jigsaw Homes Tameside – Extraordinary official civil judgment from the County Court at Manchester packed with expletives sums up the state of once Great Britain; one is simply left wondering if potty mouthed Emma Rivers was trained by the creosoted napkin slapper Dawn Ward.

    Courting Expletives

    Extraordinary official civil judgment from the County Court at Manchester packed with expletives sums up the state of the nation; one is simply left wondering if potty mouthed Emma Rivers was trained by the creosoted napkin slapper Dawn Ward.
    Beecher’s Muck – Far right Jay Beecher supports Ghislaine Maxwell – Ghislaine Maxwell’s latest supporter revealed to be Jay Beecher, a far right-wing political writer and ex-Ukipper with associations to the quite rightly banned-from-Facebook ‘Politicalite’

    Beecher’s Muck

    Ghislaine Maxwell’s latest supporter revealed to be Jay Beecher, a far right-wing political writer and ex-Ukipper with associations to the quite rightly banned-from-Facebook ‘Politicalite’
    Mucky Maxwell & Meddling Madeley – Ghislaine Maxwell apologist Richard Madeley exposed – EXCLUSIVE – Richard Madeley is an apologist for Ghislaine Maxwell suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ and his wife, of course, was an apologist for another sexual abuser, footballer Ched Evans.

    Mucky Maxwell & Meddling Madeley

    EXCLUSIVE – Meddling Richard Madeley is an apologist for Ghislaine Maxwell suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ whilst his wife, of course, was criticised for her views on sexual abusers in 2014.
    Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore – In becoming the first woman ever to win the Grand National, Rachael Blackmore has brought much needed joy to the racing world.

    Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Rachael Blackmore

    In becoming the first woman ever to win the Grand National, Rachael Blackmore has brought much needed joy to the racing world.
    Hero of the Hour 2021 – 86-year-old steeplejack Peter Harknett – That 86-year-old steeplejack Peter Harknett has just completed his final job climbing St Giles Church in Horsted Keynes is remarkable.

    Hero of the Hour 2021 – Peter Harknett

    That 86-year-old steeplejack Peter Harknett has just completed his final job climbing St Giles Church in Horsted Keynes is remarkable.

    Popular Articles From The Past

    Weather

    London
    mist
    7.7 ° C
    10 °
    5 °
    93 %
    2.1kmh
    90 %
    Mon
    16 °
    Tue
    16 °
    Wed
    12 °
    Thu
    14 °
    Fri
    15 °