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    Force-feeding

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    • Force-feeding

    • Force-feeding is the practice of feeding a human or other animal against their will. The term "gavage" (pronunciation: /ɡəˈvɑːʒ/) refers to the supplying of a nutritional substance by means of a small plastic feeding tube passed through the nose (nasogastric) or mouth (orogastric) into the stomach. In ... Read »


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    • Foie gras

    • Foie gras

      Foie gras (i/ˌfwɑːˈɡrɑː/, French for "fat liver") is a luxury food product made of the liver of a duck or goose that has been specially fattened. By French law, foie gras is defined as the liver of a duck or goose fattened by force-feeding corn with a feeding tube, a process also known as gavage. I ... Read »


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    • Foie gras controversy

    • The production of foie gras (the liver of a duck or a goose that has been specially fattened) involves the controversial force-feeding of birds with more food than they would eat in the wild, and more than they would voluntarily eat domestically. The feed, usually corn boiled with fat (to facilitate ingestion), deposit ... Read »


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    • Ortolan bunting

    • Ortolan bunting

      The ortolan, or ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana) is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a passerine family now separated by most modern scholars from the finches, Fringillidae. The genus name Emberiza is from Old German Embritz, a bunting. The specific hortulana is from the Italian name, hortulane, for this b ... Read »


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    • Shen Dzu

    • Shen Dzu or God Pig (Traditional Chinese: 神豬, Simplified Chinese: 神猪; Mandarin Pinyin: shénzhÅ«, Wade-Giles: shen-chu, Hokkien POJ: sîn-tu) are pigs fattened for use in Hakka religious and cultural ceremonies, particularly the Yimin Festival popular in northern Taiwan. Pigs are fattened in a ... Read »


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