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Mink farms can develop into "virus factories" that can inhibit vaccines, explains the chief physician.
Minks with mutated virus can destroy the effect of COVID-19 vaccine
19 October 2020
Activists from Otwarte Klatki in Poland published the shocking results of a two-month-long investigation at the largest fur farm in Poland. The undercover activist employed at the mink farm documented, among others, cases of cannibalism, open wounds and untreated sick animals. The case was reported to the authorities.
Shocking results of the investigation on probably the largest fur farm in the world
8 September 2020
An unexpected win for animal-rights activists.
Covid-19 ends Dutch mink farming
7 September 2020
The European Commission answered a written question from the European Parliament regarding the recent culling of COVID-19 infected minks on fur farms in the Netherlands, as well as the possibility of introducing a definitive European ban on the keeping of animals for fur.
European Commission answers written question on COVID-19 infected minks
20 August 2020
The Netherlands, a top exporter of mink, has killed more than 500,000 of the animals this month to stop the spread of disease.
Coronavirus is killing the Dutch mink industry
26 June 2020
A Dutch judge late on Thursday (June 4) postponed the planned cull of around 10,000 mink on farms in the Netherlands where coronavirus had been reported, after animal rights groups objected.
Coronavirus: Dutch postpone cull of thousands of minks amid animal rights objections
8 June 2020
Fur farming has been banned in the Netherlands, with the effect from 2024,. However, amid COVID-19 infections
among minks used for fur farming, Dierenbescherming thinks the existing farms should close immediately.
Fur farms should close immediately
2 June 2020
Two mink breeders in North Brabant have diagnosed the coronavirus in several animals, reports Minister Schouten of Agriculture. The animals had gastrointestinal complaints and breathing problems.
Coronavirus found at mink farms in North Brabant
27 April 2020
Canada Goose announced that starting in 2022, the company will no longer buy new fur from trappers.
Canada Goose will stop buying fur — Sort of
23 April 2020
Following the campaign to obtain a national fur farming ban, Essere Animali recently announced another small but significant win for minks in Italy.
ESSERE ANIMALI: Big win for minks in Italy
6 December 2019
Two surveys carried out on behalf of our Finnish member organisation Animalia proved that 74 percent of Finns already oppose fur farming in its current form.
ANIMALIA: 74% of Finns oppose fur farming and most don't accept killing animals for fur
4 December 2019
Last week Animalia announced the steady decline of Finland’s fur industry. The good news was sourced from the 2018 statistical report published by FiFur, the Finnish fur breeders association, which shows a systematic decrease in the numbers of fur farms and animals bred for fur.
ANIMALIA: Finnish fur industry in sharp decline
14 August 2019
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