The World Trade Organization’s ruling in favour of the European Union’s ban on imported seal products is a win for a lengthy list of celebrities who have spoken out against the commercial slaughter.
High-profile Canadian and international stars such as Sarah McLachlan, Pamela Anderson, Sir Paul McCartney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani, Adrien Brody and Brigitte Bardot have called for the end to the hunt, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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Attention all Foodies: Renowned Chef, Author and TV Personality Anthony Bourdain will be on hand to host the Tenth Anniversary benefit celebration for The Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters; one of New York City’s public schools that provides free education to all of its students. Funds raised at this benefit help to offset the many costs associated with programs that are not covered by the NYC Department of Education, which has been subject to severe budget cuts in recent years.
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VANCOUVER – Proponents of Canada’s seal hunt have found a celebrity ally — something that doesn’t often happen — in chef, author and television show host Anthony Bourdain.
Bourdain took jabs at fellow chefs who signed their names to a Humane Society of the United States campaign calling for a boycott of Canadian seafood or seafood from sealing provinces until Canada’s commercial seal slaughter ends.”
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Food and travel provocateur Anthony Bourdain is celebrating the 100th episode of his genre-busting Travel Channel series "No Reservations" on Monday. The host, chef and author critiques other cooking reality shows, defends his pork enthusiasm, reveals the cities with the best (and worst) food, and where he's going next.SO WHICH CITY HAD THE BEST FOOD?Anthony Bourdain: Wow, tough question. Either Hong Kong, San Sebastian, Saigon -- those would all be strong...Read Full Story
Zap2it: You've shot two seasons of "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown." What are your thoughts so far?Anthony Bourdain: Well, I'm making the show with the same people. I mean, it's the same creative partners who I've been working with since the very beginning. But since signing on with CNN, they've really enabled, encouraged and assisted us in really spectacular ways. They've given us the freedom to move, to go to places that we never could have shot before. They've been really open to me...Read Full Story
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Ottavia Busia is the second wife of chef Anthony Bourdain. They have a daughter named Ariane together. See more about Ottavia Busia here.