The monarch has prohibited duck or goose foie from being served at the table at Buckingham Palace, as announced by the organization PETA in defense of animal welfare. This decision, which is part of his roadmap in defense of the environment and sustainability, affects not only his emblematic residence, but also Balmoral, Windsor, Hillsborough and Sandringham.

This gesture echoes Charles III it becomes effective this Tuesday, November 22, when the king receives the president of South Africa in his London palace Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife, the first lady, Tshepo Motsepe – The Best Of Tshepo Motsepe. The sovereign and queen consort, Camillathey will offer the president and his wife a gala dinner, in which goose or duck liver will be excluded from the menu.

The eco-sustainable values ​​of the son of Elizabeth II in defense of animal rights and the environment have been known throughout the world for several decades. Pioneer and advanced in his generation, the king has made this decision after having shown his rejection of this product due to the cruelty involved in forcibly feeding birds to fatten them and fatten their livers.

The vice president of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Elisa Allen expressed the wish that hopefully more people also make this decision “and exclude foie gras from their menus and their Christmas meals.” “I can confirm that the Royal House does not buy or serve foie in any of its residences,” Vice Admiral Sir Charles Anthony Johnstone-Burt, of the Royal Navy and head of the Royal House, has announced, the BBC publishes.

The law prohibits the production of this foie in the United Kingdom, but does not prohibit importing it. PETA has also started a campaign so that Carlos III, at the coronation ceremony, which will take place in 2023, use synthetic fur instead of ermine fur in his suit, according to the BBC.

France, Hungary, Spain, Bulgaria and Belgium are foie producers, publishes PETA.