São Paolo bans import and sales of fur

SAO PAOLO, 30 JUNE 2015 – This week mayor Fernando Haddad signed a historic law that bans the import and sales of fur products in Brazilian biggest city São Paolo. The legislation, proposed by councillor Laércio Benko and approved unanimously by the City Council in May, is meant to ban animal products of extreme cruelty. Besides fur, the

Sao Paulo state bans fur farming

SAO PAOLO, 4 NOVEMBER 2014 – Chinchillas, mink and other fur animals can no longer be raised for their pelts under a new measure in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. According to the state government, Brazil is one of the biggest chinchilla producers in the world, after Argentina. Animals bred for the fashion industry