Czech Trade Inspection Authority: majority of fur items mislabelled

cat fur sold as faux fur

PRAGUE, 5 JUNE 2018 – The majority of fur items or fur-trimmed items in Czech Republic are mislabelled or not labelled at all. This alarming conclusion, that resulted from an investigation of Czech animal protection organisation Freedom for Animals in early 2017, is backed by new research results of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority (CTIA). Between November 2017

New report calls for clearer labelling of real fur products in the EU

27 SEPTEMBER 2017, BRUSSELS – A new report by the Fur Free Alliance, presented at the European Parliament today, has revealed a woeful lack of compliance with an EU Regulation introduced in 2012 to alert consumers to the presence of real animal fur in textile products, leading the animal protection coalition to call on the

Advertising Standards Authority reprimands “animal-friendly fur” labels

Raccoon dogs fur farm

30 JULY 2017, THE NETHERLANDS – Last week the Dutch Advertising Standards Authority forced the fur brand Airforce to remove false animal-friendly claims from their labels. The company was selling jackets with raccoon dog fur trims labelled as ‘ethical’ and ‘responsible’. Raccoon dogs are farmed in China in atrocious conditions with hardly any inspections taking place. The Chinese region

Illegal cat fur sold as faux fur on British high-street

cat fur sold as faux fur

10 APRIL 2017, LONDON—An investigation by Fur Free Alliance member Humane Society International/UK has discovered shoes containing real cat fur for sale on the British high-street by youth fashion chain Missguided. The import and sale of fur from domestic cats and dogs has been banned across the EU since 2009, and Missguided is a vocal

Real fur falsely sold as “faux fur” by 17 retailers

amazon faux fur false advertising

USA, 11 AUGUST 2016 – Seventeen large retailers are found to sell real fur items that are advertised or labeled as “faux fur”. New research shows that the retailers are promoting apparel and accessories of brands as Canada Goose, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Burberry Brit as fake fur, while the items actually include animal fur from raccoon dogs,

Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor settle contempt suit fur violations

Raccoon dogs on a fur farm

WASHINGTON, 1  FEBRUARY 2016 – Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor settled a civil contempt suit brought by Fur Free Alliance member The Humane Society of the United States after an investigation revealed more than 40 fur advertising and labeling violations between December 2013 and November 2014. The HSUS’ investigation uncovered evidence that Saks

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