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During an historic meeting for the legal protection of animals, the lower house of the Polish Parliament discussed the “Five for animals" bill which proposes key changes to the animal protection law. 77% of MPs voted in favour of an amendment which includes a ban on breeding animals for fur.
Poland makes a huge step in the right direction
18 September 2020
Former British Fur Trade Association chief Mike Moser tears into the industry's treatment of animals.
Fur industry is barbaric, says former chief of British Fur Trade Association
14 September 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
In a historical vote, the Social Democratic party of Finland (SDP) committed to working towards ending fur farming and fur sales both in Finland and in the EU within a reasonable transition period. News on the decision broke on 24 August during the Social Democrats’ party congress, held in Tampere, Finland.
Finnish Social Democrats take a historical stand against fur farming, Animalia and Justice for Animals rejoice
25 August 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
LOOMUS addressed the Estonian Government with a request to not support fur farms within the framework of the EU Structural Funds.
Estonian government shouldn’t support fur farmers under COVID-19 recovery package
29 May 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