Information on Fur

Lack of Balance and Transparency Define EU Parliament Anti-fur Debate

News - January 23, 2018 - Once again, a one-sided event attacking an entire sector is held in the European Parliament. Organised by a handful of Polish ECR MEPs working together with animal rights lobby groups, the event, called Make Fur History, takes place today, 23 January, and only includes speakers promoting one single point of view.

Norwegian Fur Farming Ban is Political Horse-Trading

News - January 17, 2018 - In spite of an expert committee recommending the sustainable development of fur farming in Norway, a ban is underway as a result of a political horse-trade to include an anti-fur party in the new government.

Japanese Design Talent Ready to Compete in Milan Fur Competition

News - December 11, 2017 - Up-and-coming Japanese designer Lui Chun Chen is ready to compete in the global fur design competition Remix in Milan in February after winning Remix Asia 2017.

New QR Code Label to Revive Seal Products Trade

News - November 29, 2017 - The European Commission supports Great Greenland's new QR Code Label Initiative by in a move to revive the sale of seal products coming from sustainable Inuit hunt.

Animal Lobby to Pay 58,000 Euro for Breaking in to Fur Farm

News - October 19, 2017 - Norwegian animal lobby activists put mink in danger of disease while producing 'sensational' undercover footage on fur farms. Caught lying in front of the court they were sentenced to pay damages totalling 58,000 euro.

Gucci Has Made an Uninformed Decision

News - October 12, 2017 - Fashion brand Gucci's decision to go fur free appears uninformed if the aim indeed is to do better for animals and environment. Natural fur is well integrated in Europe's circular bio-economy and a sustainable alternative to today's fast fashion trends.

Hungarian Design Event Endorsed by EU Commission

News - October 11, 2017 - The fur design workshop was endorsed by the European Commission as a best practices example of vocational training and education for 2017.

Former “Discovering Fur” Participant Debuts with New Fur Collection

News - September 20, 2017 - More than half a year ago Chloé Corrillon made a promise. She vowed to start using fur in her fashion collections.

Global Fur Fashion Design Competition Calls for Design Talents

News - September 11, 2017 - The International Fur Federation opens applications for the 14th annual global fur design competition Remix.

Fur Farming Vital For Strong Economy in Poland

News - September 7, 2017 - Fur farming plays a crucial role for a strong and stable economy in Poland, a new independent study presented at the 27th Economic Forum in Krynica finds out.
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