Is that faux fur really fake?
The Humane Society of the United States issued a consumer warning this week, informing consumers that Kohl’s was selling “faux-fur” handbags made with real fur.
HSUS investigators tested several styles of Nicole Lee Fabiola handbags advertised as having “faux-fur trimming” and discovered that the so-called fake fur was actually rabbit fur.
Mislabeling real fur — for example, claiming rabbit fur is mink — is nothing new. However, mislabeling real fur as faux is a relatively new development.
And it’s happening more than you’d expect.
Sheena Ann Cornwell hanged the dog in the garage and is charged with animal torture. If found guilty, she could be forbidden from ever owning animals.
Animal advocates across the nation are criticizing the N.C. man after he posted a photo of his dog’s ink on Facebook.
Hatchery owners say dyeing the birds is harmless and festive, but animal advocates argue that it turns the chicks into novelty items.
Undercover video depicts abuse at Butterball turkey farms
The animal-rights group Mercy for Animals has documented mistreatment and illnesses at four North Carolina turkey facilities.
Shannon Elizabeth urges turkey adoption
The ‘American Pie’ actress wants people to oppose animal cruelty and support Farm Sanctuary’s Adopt A Turkey Project.