A Rainbow of Choices As with developing an appreciation for the different colors and varieties of fine wines or diamonds, consumers can become just as discerning when choosing a mink garment or trim – choosing from an amazing spectrum of colors.
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What is the Humane Care Merit Award Certification Program? The fur industry’s Humane Care Merit Award program, launched in 1989, was one of the first formalized humane care certification programs in U.S.
How to SuCCeeD! Prior to selling a mink crop, an auction house will subject pelts to close scrutiny and sort them into groups, or bundles, of the same quality. For a farmer to do well during grading, he must focus on four points all year long: Size, Color, Coverage and Density.
Do They Depict Reality? These are films are the stuff of nightmares… animal life being taken, legally and illegally, “Animal snuff films” feature footage that is sometimes real but is too often staged.
Sustainable Mink Ranches Targeted The fur industry finds the need to increase security to cope with threats of animal rights activists.
Mark Oaten, CEO of the International Fur Trade Federation Sets the Record Straight. The fur industry is regularly accused of skinning animals alive
Fur Commission Commentary Created in the 1970s as an inexpensive convenience, the plastic bag is now an everyday item with costs that are adding up fast. The plastic bags we use today will be with us virtually forever. We use tens of billions of bags a month, or about half a million bags a minute! The…
Government Regulations Affecting Mink Fur Farming The status of farmed mink is recognized in US federal law (US Code Title 7, Chapter 7, § 433) and, in common with all livestock,