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Polish community resistant to mink farm plans

POLAND – 10 JULY 2015 – Polish member organization of the Fur Free Alliance, Otwarte Klatki, reports about strong public resistance among the local community to plans for the building of mink farms in Karśnice and Żegrówek. The local residents are worried about the environmental damage, the smell caused by the farms, minks that might

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Swedish Fur Free Alliance member organization Djurens Rätt reports that the County Administrative Board’s in Sweden has withdrawn the license of a mink farm due to violations of animal welfare regulations.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

Global animal welfare organisations call upon the Czech Republic to ban fur

PRAGUE/BRUSSELS, 31 MARCH 2015 – The Czech Minister of Agriculture, Marian Jurečka, received an open letter today from the international coalitions Eurogroup for Animals and Fur Free Alliance, which bring together 72 animal welfare organisations from all over the world. The associations call upon the minister to adopt a ban on the breeding of animals for