Standard Guidelines for the Operation of Mink Farms in the United States

The following guidelines were updated by the Fur Commission of the United States in 2014.  In 1985, the Fur Farm Animal Welfare Coalition published the nation’s first set of operating Guidelines for the benefit of domestic mink and fox producers in the United States. The Guidelines were designed to assist farmers in assuring a humane…

San Francisco Says NO To Sustainability

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interview Requests:  KEITH KAPLAN / Director of Communications Fur Information Council of America keith@fur.org  or (323) 646-7791 San Francisco Says NO To Sustainability Thursday April 4, 2018    Los Angeles, CA — In an era when the public is overwhelmingly aware of the environmental and social costs of mass- produced fast…

There’s no Reason to Fake it with Fur

The global fur trade is launching a campaign that highlights sustainable high quality real fur versus manufactured plastic furs utilizing synthetic fibers made from petrochemicals. The new global campaign declares, “There’s no Reason to Fake it with Fur”.  A small vocal minority composed of activist groups are pushing fake fur as an ethical choice for…