A New York appeals court has dismissed the bulk of the U.S. Humane Society‘s challenge to a New York state grant to Hudson Valley Foie Gras, a frequent legal target for animal rights’ groups as the nation’s largest producer of foie gras.

The state’s Appellate Division, 3rd Department, has concluded that the Washington, D.C.-based Humane Society and six individual members of the group lacked standing, except in one narrow instance, to challenge the $420,000 grant Hudson Valley Foie Gras (HVFG) received in 2006 from the Empire State Development Corp.

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