The growing opposition to Assembly Bill 44, which proposes a statewide fur retail ban in California, has taken longer than it should have for a simple reason: no one who farms and sells furs expected the state legislature to seriously try to target their centuries-old craft for elimination – certainly not businesses that legally operate,…
City Council war on fur is a war on small biz City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and his colleagues are trying to put my family’s 60-year-old fur company out of business — and our 150 workers out of their jobs. The speaker has introduced legislation to ban the sale and manufacture of fur, one of…
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.
Food Industry Prevents Greenhouse Gases Food safety overhaul could inadvertently send much of the reusable food back to landfills.
Fur Labeling Requirements Whether it’s a coat, cape, jacket, stole or parka… if you manufacture, import or sell fur garments, you must comply with the labeling requirements under the Fur Products Labeling Act (FPLA).
Regulations Protect the Environment While Supporting Jobs and Exports New regulations introduced by the provincial government will ensure that lakes and watercourses are protected
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,
Fur Farming in Europe: World Center of Farmed Fur Production
Oversight for Product Labeling North America
Norway & Canada Request WTO Consultation on Ban Both Norway and Canada have requested WTO dispute settlement consultations following the EU’s decision on 16 September to ban trade in seal products. The decision was first formally published on 31 October 2009, enabling Norway and Canada to now request WTO consultations. The ban will enter into…