Should Santa Wear Fur or Faux? HO, HO, HO! SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN. But this year, according to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and fashion designer Oleg Cassini (inventor of the talking watch), Santa will abandon his fur-trimmed wool garments.
Fur Market Continues to Show Growth The economies of developed nations – all of them important markets for fur – have been in turmoil since the global recession began in 2008. One of the two biggest markets, Russia, is struggling to achieve meaningful growth, while the Japanese market is saddled with the enormous cost of…
FBI Classifies ALF & ELF Domestic Terrorist Groups Frustrated by their failure to sell their agendas to society at large, animal rights and environmental extremists now seek to impose their views through violence and terrorism. Responsibility for many of these crimes has been claimed by the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and Earth Liberation Front (ELF),…
1,200 Mink Released From Iowa Farm Early this morning animal rights extremists broke into Palmer Erickson’s fur farm in Jewell, Iowa, releasing over 1,200 mink from their cages.
300 Mink Released in Astoria Oregon Early Sunday morning animal rights extremists broke into Carl Salo’s mink farm near Astoria, Oregon, releasing approximately 300 animals.
Fur Farming in Europe: World Center of Farmed Fur Production
Oversight for Product Labeling North America
2011 NASS Annual Report The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the US Department of Agriculture has issued its latest annual report on mink production in the US, up to the 2010 crop year, sold at auction in February and May of 2011.
Can You Guess Which One? It is legal in the U.S. to own the one on the left but illegal in the U.S. to own the one on the right. Why? Because the toy on the right is made from sealskin, a natural, renewable resource harvested since time immemorial by the indigenous peoples of the…
Gary Yourofsky Finally Lands a “Job” Gary Yourofsky, who made his questionable contribution to society as founder of Animals Deserve Adequate Protection Today and Tomorrow (ADAPPT), is now officially on the payroll of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) and is available at email@example.com.