California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 25980

For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) A bird includes, but is not limited to, a duck or goose.

(b) Force feeding a bird means a process that causes the bird to consume more food than a typical bird of the same species would consume voluntarily.  Force feeding methods include, but are not limited to, delivering feed through a tube or other device inserted into the bird's esophagus.


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