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…
New Ban Will Have Ramifications for Other Industries Fur Institute of Canada, July 27, 2009 – OTTAWA: Today, the Fur Institute of Canada and representatives from Canada’s seal trade described a move in the EU to ratify a ban on commercial seal products as “irresponsible and counterproductive – a completely political move – but not…
Norwegian Fur Breeder’s Association Press Release April 21, 2009 – The Labour party still supports Norwegian fur farming, and we’re pleased that the largest political party in Norway has faith in our industry, says Odd Harald Nordsveen, chairman of the board in the Norwegian Fur Breeders’ Association. The annual convention of the Labour party has just…