Received anonymously by aboveground US activists:

"Concerned citizens paid another visit to the home of a foie gras promoter in California: Laurent Manrique. Manrique will be the head chef of Sonoma Saveurs, the new restaurant being opened by Sonoma Foie Gras. Manrique is also the head chef of Aqua Corporation, a set of restaurants in San Francisco. He specializes in this horrifically cruel product.

The visitors dumped red paint over the front of his house and statues, glass etched his car windows with "foie gras is animal torture" and "murderer", and dumped paint stripper over his car. This was two nights after a similar action at the home of Didier Jaubert, one of Manrique's business partners in the new venture. ... "