France is to ban fur farming!

The French government has announced that it will ban fur farming in France, as the momentum of the fur-free campaign sweeps across Europe. There are currently four remaining fur farms in France. The government intends to phase out these farms by 2025. Recently, our Fur Free Alliance colleague at One Voice, revealed the conditions on the remaining French fur farms. The footage showed the scale of animal suffering on fur
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Nordstrum goes fur-free

The high-end department store Nordstrom has confirmed that it will stop selling fur products by the end of next year. This is being considered the latest acknowledgement in fashion of consumers’ growing objections to the cruelty and unsustainability of the fur trade. In a press release on 29 September 2020, Nordstrom, Inc. stated: ‘Today we announced the company will stop selling products made using animal fur or exotic animal skin by the end of 2021. The new
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Downton Abbey’s Peter Egan supports the Irish fur farm ban

Downton Abbey’s Peter Egan has announced his support for the current attempts to ban the horror of fur factory farming in the Republic of Ireland.  A well loved actor and widely respected vegan activist, Peter has today issued the following statement through the anti-fur organisation Respect for Animals: “Many of us are shocked to learn that Ireland still has fur farms. Such a barbaric industry belongs in the past. Ruth
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Serbia: animal welfare organisations BANNED from ‘public’ sessions to consider keeping fur farms

The fur industry has been lobbying the Serbian government ruthlessly, in a desperate attempt to keep the right to breed chinchillas in shocking fur farm conditions and avoid another embarrassing defeat. A public session has been arranged at the Serbian parliament on Tuesday 5 June to debate extending the proven cruelty of chinchilla fur factory farming.  Shockingly, in an affront to the most basic principles of democracy, animal protection organisations
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Live transport of mink by the fur industry condemned

New footage has been released by Bont Voor Dieren and  Eyes on Animals/TSB|AWF showing th full horror of live transport of mink by the fur industry. The truck was inspected by a team from Eyes on Animals/TSB|AWF when it was on its way from a Dutch mink farm to Poland. There were hundreds of mink in tiny, filthy cages on board the truck. The animals were stressed, trying to break
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