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Animal Extremists Exploit COVID Fears to Propose Ban on U.S. Mink Farming, says Fur Commission USA

Fur Commission USA (FCUSA) PRESS RELEASE (July 6, 2021) Legislators using non-existent threat of COVID to propose ban on U.S. mink farming. Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-3) has introduced a bill to amend the Lacey Act of 1981, HR 4310, to ban all “import, export, transport, sale, receipt, acquirement, or purchase in interstate or foreign…

Poll: Consumers Support Ethical Fur, Leather, Wool

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 PRNewswire — Today, during Fashion Revolution’s “Fashion Revolution Week,” the Natural Fibers Alliance released new polling data showing widespread support for the use of natural fibers, including real fur. Despite a decades-long campaign against fur from a small group of activists, fur receives significant support from the public that can no longer be ignored.…

UK PRESS REGULATOR RULING: ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ‘SIGNIFICANTLY MISLED’ ON LAUNCH STORY OF UK FUR BAN CAMPAIGN

Giles Roca, CEO of British Fur Trade Association In a major blow to those pushing a ban on the sale of fur in the UK, the press regulator in the UK, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), has found that animal rights activists and the Daily Mirror (a national UK tabloid newspaper) published significantly inaccurate…

Natural Fur: Facts Not Fiction

Following a year of proposed fur bans, industry stakeholders speak out, sharing their perspective on a sensitive issue. By WWD Studios on February 11, 2020 Last year, animal rights activists were successful in California with the passage of AB44, which takes effect in 2023 and makes it illegal to manufacture, sell (or attempt to sell), display, trade,…

Fur Redux

Natural fur gets a second look as artisans restyle, upcycle and repurpose the sustainable material into outwear, apparel, accessories and home décor. By WWD Studios on February 6, 2020 As consumer awareness about climate change and pollution and the negative environmental impact of fast fashion reaches new heights, shoppers are supporting more circular fashion apparel models.…

Sweden rejects ban on fur farming with reference to scientific facts

Jan 15 2020 – There is no scientific foundation for claiming poor animal welfare in the Swedish mink production, and Minister for Rural Affairs Jennie Nilsson has consequently rejected a ban on fur farming in Sweden. In a debate in the Swedish parliament today the Minister referred to the scientific recommendations of the Swedish Board…