Shake Shack Nixes Foie Gras Burger Topping

After hearing from PETA, burger chain Shake Shack has called off plans to offer a burger topped with foie gras—which is made from the fattened livers of ducks and geese who are violently force-fed—at one of its locations for a special event.

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