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CHAS FOIE GRAS FURY; 'Cruel' food is served up at Scots house he saved.

Byline: reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk NICK SOMMERLAD

CHEFS at one of Prince Charles's favourite charities have been serving foie gras to guests - even though he personally banned it from royal kitchens.

The future king ordered royal cooks to take fois gras off their menus because campaigners say it's one of the most cruel foods in the world.

It's produced by forcefeeding ducks and geese until their livers swell to 10 times normal size.

But Dumfries House, the Ayrshire country estate that Charles saved for the nation in 2007, have been offering a fois gras parfait to wedding guests as part of a threecourse, PS65banquet. Charles is unlikely to be amused when he finds out. Aides at Clarence House said in 2008: "The Prince of Wales has a policy that his chefs should not buy foie gras."

Clarence House declined to comment on reports about Dumfries House. Bosses at the estate said wedding buffets were "at the discretion of the bride groom" and foie gras no longer appears on any menu.

Charles led the consortium that bought Dumfries House for PS45million, a sum that included a PS20million loan from his charitable trust.

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