A particularly violent assault by animal rights protesters have caused a British restaurant to make a menu change. The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Midsummer House in Cambridge
that including gluing the restaurant door locks, spraypainting slogans on the walls and damaging the windows with glass etching fluid to protest the restaurant's serving of foie gras. The Michelin-starred restaurant has removed the goose liver delicacy from the menu.
Decanter also reports
that the department store group House of Frasier last year banned foie gras sales sales after protests by Advocates for Animals. In the U.S., California will phase out production of foie gras b 2012 and Chicago has banned the delicacy in the city's restaurant. Back in England, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals last year said that nearly two-thirds of UK consumers polled want the food banned.