Meat consumption down, fur sales up?

This is a mink. Someday he'll become a coat. And maybe some lipstick. (Photo credit Jesper Clausen/Fur Commission USA)

Last week, I stumbled upon an editorial New York Times' columnist Mark Bittman did for American Public Media's Marketplace questioning whether America is still the land of "meat and potatoes". In the commentary, Bittman cited a Department of Agriculture statistic that predicted meat consumption in America will be 12 percent less for 2012 than it was in 2007.I've been mulling that over for the last week as I contemplated why that might be - more people aware of their food choices? Meat too exp … [Read more...]

Born Free USA announces 4th Annual Eco-Friendly Fashion Design Competition

Video: On Sept. 22 in Hollywood, California, Born Free USA hosted the second fffashion L.A., a one-of-a-kind fashion show celebrating designers who understand ethical and environmental benefits of forgoing fur fashion. Born Free USA is inviting independent fashion designers to submit their fur-free fashions for a chance to win prizes, significantly boost their fashion career, be featured in a national magazine, and help promote the ethical and environmental benefits of fur free fashion (also … [Read more...]


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