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New report finds that all mink farms should be considered “at risk” of COVID-19 infection

19 FEBRUARY 2021 - On the cusp of the mink breeding season, which is set to resume at the end of this month, the European...

Scientific statement on public health risks from SARS-CoV-2 and the intensive rearing of mink

15 FEBRUARY 2021 - The Fur Free Alliance and Eurogroup for Animals have released a scientific statement on public health risks associated with SARS-CoV-2 and...

Joint Open Letter to the European Commission: Eliminating potential COVID-19 reservoir on EU mink farms

To: Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski We, the undersigned organisations, jointly call on the European Commission to...

Fur Free Alliance, Mena Suvari partner for anti-fur video

USA, 10 DECEMBER 2020 – Released today, “Hide” follows three interconnected stories behind a single fur coat from the trapper who catches the fox, to...

Leading animal protection organisations call for the permanent closure of fur farms in Europe

BRUSSELS - 8 DECEMBER 2020 -  In the wake of COVID-19 outbreaks on mink farms throughout Europe - which have also laid bare the cruel...

Victory! France to ban mink fur farming

FRANCE, 29 SEPTEMBER 2020 - In a historic move, this morning the French minister of Ecological Transition announced to prohibit mink fur production. The decision...