The Danish mink cull scandal, explained

In 2020, public officials in Denmark decided to cull the nation’s entire farmed mink population due to the pandemic The 2020 culling of Denmark’s entire farmed mink population had no legal justification, according to a parliamentary inquiry. Background: Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s government decided to slaughter millions of mink to slow the spread of COVID-19,…

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…