Fur farming in BC continues to pose a serious public health risk after mink escape their cages and test positive for SARS-CoV-2.
Rollbacks on cage sizes, no mention of coronavirus and backing off euthanasia requirements shows an industry unwilling or unable to change.
David Suzuki and other researchers point to mounting evidence of disease risks, and ongoing animal welfare issues.
An infected wild mink was found in the immediate area of a Utah mink farm outbreak
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SARS-CoV-2 devastates mink farms worldwide, regardless of “biosecurity” measures.
News is moving quickly as SARS-CoV-2 continues to wreak havoc in the international fur industry.
As many as 17 million mink will be killed as mutated virus “poses risk to the effectiveness” of future COVID-19 vaccines
High percentage of mink tested positive on Aragon fur farm recently.
Our response to the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture regarding COVID-19 and mink farms in the province.
13 mink farms are uninspected and running in British Columbia.
The Fur-Bearers calls on government to put protections in place at fur farms.