AN acclaimed restaurant has responded to public pressure by taking foie gras off the menu.

The Musa restaurant in Colchester’s new firstsite gallery was serving up the dish.

But protests were made by animal lovers that it is procured through cruel measures.

And they call for it to be taken off the menu - and banned from all Colchester Council premises.

Foie gras terrine appeared on the Musa menu although Paul Boorman, executive head chef of the restaurant, said it had not been produced with any cruelty to animals.

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