×
233
Fashion Jobs
RUDRAKSHA CERAMICS PRIVATE LIMITED
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Pune
PUMA
Manager- Returns And Spf Operations
Permanent · Bengaluru
MARAL OVERSEAS LIMITED
General Manager _ Accounts
Permanent · Noida
RANG BANDHEJ RETAIL PVT. LTD.
Accounts Executive
Permanent · Ahmedabad
SMART CONSULTANCY SERVICES
vp/General Manager (Operations)
Permanent · Chennai
TECHNOVALUE SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD
Senior Sales Engineer / Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Baddi
TOUCH MOBILES
Wanted Area Sales Manager - Touch Mobiles
Permanent · Khammam
OAKBRIDGE PUBLISHING PVT LTD
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Pune
AVANTOR
sr. Account Manager- Lab Products
Permanent · Kolkata
ANTLIA FINTECH PRIVATE LIMITED
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Prayagraj
EXTRAMARKS EDUCATION
Area Sales Manager- B2B
Permanent · Hyderabad
ERA UNIVERSITY (ERA EDUCATIONAL TRUST)
Production Manager- Lucknow
Permanent · Lucknow
RENOVATE BIOLOGICALS PVT LTD
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Hyderabad
PEOPLE ALLIANCE WORKFORCE PRIVATE LIMITED
sr. Area Sales Manager / Territory Sales Manager - Fmcg Personal Care
Permanent · Purulia
NASCENT INFO TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD.
Sales Manager(Egovernance Software Solutions)
Permanent · Ahmedabad
MOTILAL OSWAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
Opening For Territory Manager B2B Sales - Mumbai
Permanent · Navi Mumbai
FORTUNE HR SOLUTIONS
Merchandising Manager
Permanent · Chennai
NAGA LIMITED
Manager - Production
Permanent · Dindigul
UBRIGHT INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD
Senior Sales Manager 20+ Lakh p.a
Permanent · Pune
JIO
jc Home Lead - Coimbatore & Tiruppur - Sales Manager
Permanent · Tiruppur
ERIS LIFESCIENCES LIMITED
Area Business Manager (Generics)
Permanent · Ahmedabad
DIGIKREDIT FINANCE
Requirement For Sales Manager :: Ahmedabad
Permanent · Ahmedabad
By
AFP
Published
Oct 30, 2014
Reading time
2 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Brazil's Sao Paulo state bans rearing fur animals

By
AFP
Published
Oct 30, 2014

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Chinchillas, mink and other fur animals can no longer be raised for their pelts under a new measure in the wealthy Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.

Animals bred for the fashion industry are highly stressed, mistreated and "kept in cages that are so small they cannot even move properly," the law says.


Chanel at Paris Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010 | Source: PixelFormula


"All this cruelty makes fashion that uses animal fur immoral and unjustifiable."

According to the state government, Brazil is one of the biggest chinchilla producers in the world, behind Argentina.

The law aims to protect animals whose fur is used for coats and other fashion accessories, including rabbits, foxes, mink, badgers, seals, coyotes, squirrels and chinchillas.

Those violating the law will face fines exceeding 10,000 reais ($4,100), an amount that doubles in the case of a second offense.

Each chinchilla pelt fetches about $60. A knee-length coat might require as many as 200 animals.

Fur farmers not surprisingly fought the new law. According to a report in the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper, one farmer has already begun killing 1,500 female chinchillas to stop them from reproducing.

"The law is going to be approved. For us, it's over," chinchilla growers' association chief Carlos Peres told the paper.

State Governor Geraldo Alckmin approved the bill Tuesday. It was published in the local official newspaper a day later.

In mid-October, a group of Animal Liberation Front activists broke into a Sao Paulo chinchilla farm and rescued about 100 of the creatures.

Activists in the state raided a pharmaceutical lab in October 2013, and rescued dogs being used in tests.

Animal testing for cosmetics, perfumes and personal hygiene products was banned here in January.

Copyright © 2022 AFP. All rights reserved. All information displayed in this section (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the contents of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presses.