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What part of a goose is used to make foie gras?

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Foie gras is a luxury food item made from the liver of a duck or a goose severely fattened by force-feeding. This dish, regarded as a delicacy by some, has been the source of much controversy. Many people consider its production process to be exceedingly cruel and inhumane.

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What part of a goose is used to make foie gras?
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"Foie gras" is French for fatty liver. By French law, foie gras must be made from the liver of a duck or goose fattened by the process of gavage. Gavage involves force-feeding the animal corn through a feeding tube until its liver has grown to unnaturally large proportions. This process has drawn much criticism.

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