Conservation and Trapping Science

UK GOVERNMENT to ask citizens if it should ban FUR trade
Jun 1, 2021 07:39 ET
The public is being asked to weigh in on the fur trade, as the government considers a potential ban on sales across the UK.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a call for evidence amid plans for tighter animal welfare standards following Brexit. The consultation will consider the social and economic impacts of fur sales, both in the UK and overseas.

It is understood that the UK could introduce an outright ban depending on the feedback it receives.

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