ANNAPOLIS Md. The proposed bill to ban foie gras in the state of Maryland was withdrawn Thursday, the Maryland Restaurant Association said. “The bill was withdrawn in both the Senate and the House, which is a huge win for our industry because we knew this was a bill that would really be the first step toward banning specific foods on menus based on ethical concerns,” said Melvin Thompson, the association’s vice president for government relations. “We knew we had to stop [the bill] and ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!
 

Questions about your account or how to access content? 

Contact: Brian Galletta (813) 627-6722 Brian.galletta@penton.com or Desiree Torres (813)-627-6792 Desiree.Torres@penton.com

Already registered? here.