Tag: fur industry

    Italy has adopted a “historic” ban on fur farms, the last of which will close in 6 months

    Italy has banned fur farms. They now have 10 such kind of farms, and all are due to close in the coming months. Government will pay farmers monetary compensation, Plant Based News reports. The Budget Committee of the Italian Senate voted in favor of approving the amended version of the amendment to the budget law. […]

    Historic victory: France bans the farming of wild animals for their fur

    In a historic move, on November 18 the French senate voted by an overwhelming majority in favor of legislation to end the farming of wild animals for their fur. The ban will go into immediate effect and will see the two remaining French mink fur farms shut down. This will save thousands of animals from […]

    Finland will be the first in Europe to vaccinate mink against the COVID-19

    Finland will soon start introducing a specially developed coronavirus vaccine to minks, Yle reports. The Finnish Food Authority has issued a permit to The Finnish Breeders’ Association (FIFUR) to use the mink coronavirus vaccine. The vaccine was developed by a team of scientists at the University of Helsinki. FurcoVac was tested in a university laboratory […]