Fact sheets

Animal ethics in modern society

Animal welfare problems on fur farms

Facts on fur farming legislation

Economic decline of the fur industry

Employment and retraining of fur farm workers

Impact on biodiversity

Welfare problems on chinchilla farms

Mislabelling and consumer protection

  • Stefano Patuanelli, Italy - Minister of Agriculture (2021)

    "It is not justified to farm animals just for fur."

  • Pippa Hackett, Ireland - Senator and Minister of State (2022)

    "No welfare standards or inspection regimes can prevent welfare problems being encountered regularly on fur farms."

  • Fernand Etgen, Luxembourg - Minister of Agriculture (2016)

    'Animal welfare legislation requires profound reform because of what scientific advances had revealed about animals, and because of changes in how animals are viewed by human society.'

  • Tina Bru, Norway - Member of Parliament of the Conservative Party (2016)

    "It is not possible to ensure satisfactory animal welfare for the animals in this business."

  • Fur Free Alliance visits Poland, appeals to the Parliament to ban fur farming

    WARSAW, 16 May 2024 – Today, animal advocates from the international coalition Fur Free Alliance h

    Mink brutally mistreated on Polish fur farm owned by global industry leader

    WARSAW, 24 April 2024 — Disturbing footage captured at a mink farm in Poland reveals brutal animal

    One Voice supports ELLE against the furriers’ union

    Today, a Fur Free Alliance member, One Voice, will be present at the Nanter

  • Spectacular hot air balloon flight over Max Mara Fashion Group headquarters to demand the brand to go fur-free

    The call by HSI, LAV and Fur Free Alliance members to “kick off” Milan Fashion Week

    Animal protection organizations worldwide target Max Mara over use of fur

    9 FEBRUARY 2024 – Today, the Fur Free Alliance launched a global campaign urging Italian fashion g

    Fur Free Alliance criticises the European Commission’s delay on banning fur farming and sales in the EU

    The Fur Free Alliance, a coalition of over 50 animal protection organisations representing millions