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

Animal abuse on Dutch mink farm exposed

Animal abuse on Dutch mink farm

THE NETHERLANDS, 7 DECEMBER 2015 – New undercover footage of Dutch animal rights organisation Stichting Animal Rights reveals violent animal mistreatment on a Dutch mink farm. The footage, recorded on mink farm Rios Mink in Rosmalen, shows two employees hard-handedly throwing mink into a gas box. The brutal abuse of mink exposed by the video is not the first time Rios Mink has caused

Swedish fur farms found in violation

SWEDEN, 9 MAY 2015 – Swedish Fur Free Alliance member organization Djurens Rätt reports that the County Administrative Board’s in Sweden has withdrawn the license of a mink farm due to violations of animal welfare regulations. The size of the cages on the farm were found to be too small and the number of minks

Recent footage from fur farms in Canada reveals suffering

CANADA, 6 NOVEMBER 2014 – Last week The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals in Canada launched the campaign #MakeFurHistory. They have worked with LUSH Cosmetics and the Montreal SPCA to unveil footage obtained from a number of farms across Canada over recent months. Animal welfare scientific expert Dr. Zimmerman commented the footage saying: This footage