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 industry in Bulgaria loses court case against mink ban

    SOFIA, 1 JULY 2024 - The Adm

    Documentary on fur farming investigators premiered in Warsaw

    WARSAW, 22 MAY 2024 - The film “Out of Sight, by the Forest” about the behind-the-scenes work of

    Fur farming ban bill proposal submitted to the Speaker of the Parliament — signed by more than 120 MPs

    WARSAW, 14 JUNE 2024 - MP Malgorzata Tracz today submitted her bill banning the breeding of anima

  • 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