High level of violations revealed on Norwegian fur farms

Injured mink

OSLO, 27 OCTOBER 2016 – Norwegian fur farms are facing a highly uncertain future after repeated reports of negligence and injured animals in recent years. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) states their inspectors were shocked by high level of violations and injuries on Norwegian fur farms during recent inspections. This week Norwegian Fur Free Alliance member NOAH delivered

New trapping investigation reveals cruel, illegal trapping

Trapping

USA, 26 SEPTEMBER 2016 – The ruthlessness of trapping in the United States is once again confirmed by a new undercover trapping investigation released early this month. The investigation “Victims of Vanity II” was led by Fur Free Alliance member Born Free USA and shows the extreme pain and suffering caused by the trapping of animals for unnecessary luxury products

Shocking abuses revealed on Lithuanian mink farm

mink trash

LITHUANIA – 17 SEPTEMBER 2016 – A recent investigation on a Lithuanian mink farm in August revealed serious violations of environmental and animal welfare laws. The undercover footage, that was conducted by Lithuanian Fur Free Alliance member Open Cages in August, showed gravely injured animals, dead animals burned on trash piles and improperly handled manure. Gabrielė Vaitkevičiūtė, the head

Polish zoo adopts injured fox rescued from fur farm

Ferdinand rescued fox

POLAND, 12 SEPTEMBER 2016 – After a recent veterinary inspection a gravely injured silver fox was taken away from a Polish fur farm in Chodzież. The rescued fox, named Ferdinand, was examined by University Centre of Veterinary Medicine clinic in Poznań and found to suffer from grave skin problems and serious injuries. In an unexpected turn of events, the

Mink fur farm in Flanders shuts down

Fur farm in Flanders shuts down

27 JUNE 2016,  BELGIUM – Last February, Belgian animal protection organisation GAIA together with sister organisations Animal Rights, Bite Back, Stop Dierenmishandeling and Animaux en Péril protested to demand the closure of the local fur farm in Langemark. Undercover footage from Animal Rights revealed neglected, injured and shrieking, agonized mink in deplorable conditions in the former brick-yard

Four Norwegian mink farms forced to close down after inspections

Animal welfare problems on Norwegian mink farm

NORWAY, 17 DECEMBER 2015 – Severely untreated injuries, sick animals and inhumane killing methods were some of atrocities encountered by inspectors which causes four Norwegian mink farms to face closing down. During various inspections of the Food Safety Authority, the animal welfare on the mink farms was repeatedly found to be in such urgent, abominable state that inspectors demanded the immediate euthanization of a number