News - January 16, 2017 - The implementation of the animal welfare assessment system WelFur marks a milestone in the history of international fur business. Developed by independents scientists from across Europe, WelFur is a reliable assessment tool that will help replace perceptions with facts and provide consumer transparency about the European production of fur.
News - January 11, 2017 - Parliament in Norway has supported the sustainable continuation of fur farming. The decision puts an end to years of discussion whether the industry should be banned in the country.
News - December 20, 2016 - The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld the ban on mink farming in The Netherlands. Dutch fur farmers are considering their options including taking the case to the European Court of Human Rights.
News - December 6, 2016 - Open Farms events are gaining popularity across Europe. Open Farms initiative is part of fur sector's commitment to challenge the prejudices about fur farming and provide reliable information to those who still have doubts about the fur industry.
News - November 24, 2016 - The science-based foundation of the animal welfare assessment programme WelFur will help Norwegian fur farmers document progress on animal welfare, Fur Europe's CEO said at today 's hearing.
News - October 20, 2016 - "We ask the animal what they want", says Jens Malmkvist at Aarhus University in Denmark. He is one of the scientists developing the new animal welfare standards in fur farming.
News - August 25, 2016 - Fur Summer School 2016 in Kastoria, Greece, has come off to a good start. 33 participants from across the world are introduced to all aspects of the international fur business as a means to educate a new generation of fur professionals.
News - August 19, 2016 - The international fur scientist community's congress, which is held every fourth year, begins in Helsinki, Finland, next week. The scientific congress gathers more than 100 participants.