August 16, 2016
Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.
August 9, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States asks the Federal Trade Commission to bring enforcement action under federal consumer protection laws against 17 retailers for false advertising of fur garments.
February 1, 2016
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August 19, 2015
Do you know how to tell if the fur trim on your clothes is real or faux? Learn how and find out about The HSUS's 10-year campaign to stop companies from misleading customers by labeling real fur "faux".
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
December 11, 2013
Luis Aponte, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at Miami International University of Art & Design, put his own fur-free spin on a Derek Lam garment to win the grand prize in the ninth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition. Aponte earned a cash prize of $1,000, and was also awarded an expense-paid, week-long internship in New York City with celebrated fur-free designer and competition judge Victoria Bartlett.
December 2, 2013
Independent laboratory testing confirms accessories being sold on Kohls.com and promoted as “faux-fur” are actually made with real rabbit fur. The Humane Society of the United States is issuing a consumer warning about the falsely advertised products on Cyber Monday – one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.
October 9, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs have launched a faux-fur design competition at Parsons The New School for Design. Since 2009, The HSUS has been presenting at the prestigious design school to educate students about the problems associated with animal fur.
September 5, 2013
World-renowned fashion designer Victoria Bartlett is using her spring/summer 2014 “VPL” show to help protect animals from the fur trade. The HSUS is sponsoring the show on Friday, Sept. 6 as part of New York Fashion Week. Bartlett will distribute literature, buttons and other materials promoting fur-free fashion.
August 7, 2013
FTC Issues Final Decision Against Neiman Marcus and Other Retailers in Response to 2011 Fur False Advertising Petition
The Federal Trade Commission issued a final decision and order on The HSUS’ 2011 fur false advertising and labeling petition against three retailers – Neiman Marcus, Dr. Jays and Revolve Clothing.