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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…

Soapbox rebuttal from a mink farmer’s daughter

As Scott Beckstead stated in his Soapbox (Herald Journal November 12, 2020), my fondest memories are also of working alongside my father and brothers on our family mink farm as his were of spending time on his grandfather’s mink farm in Idaho. My father started his farm in 1966 and pelted out in 2006. Pelting…

Statement on Mink Culling in Denmark

The Danish government has controversially culled millions of mink from farms after a mutated strain of coronavirus was detected in the animals. The cull has now been paused after authorities questioned the legality of such a drastic action. Now, in the US, anti-fur activists are seizing on this tragedy to once again call for unnecessary…

Press Release: COVID-19 Found on Dutch Mink Farm

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Whelan April 26, 2020 541-595-8568   mw@furcommission.com COVID-19 Found on Dutch Mink Farm MEDFORD, OR – Three mink on a Dutch mink farm have tested positive for covid-19, and a second Dutch farm is assumed to be infected with covid-19 as well.   The Dutch Agriculture Ministry said the mink…

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…

Fur Ban Proposals Are Based on a Dangerous Fiction

by Alan Herscovici, Senior Researcher, Truth About Fur Recent proposals to ban the sale of fur in several US cities and states are based on a fiction – a dangerous fiction – the origins of which can be traced back more than 30,000 years. That’s when, as Yuval Noah Harari recounts in his popular book…