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German Fair's foie gras ban riles French official

PARIS, July 28 (UPI) -- A French official said a German food fair's refusal to allow foie gras, a dish condemned by animal rights groups, could have "global repercussions."

Pierre Lellouche, France's external trade minister, said the German government should "exercise the strongest authority over the (fair) organizers and get them to respect European law" on free movement and non-discrimination of goods, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday.

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