Fur Labeling Truth

Signed by President Obama in 2010, the Truth in Fur Labeling Act officially goes into effect.

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The Truth in Fur Labeling Act just went into effect, officially closing the loophole that clothing for less than $150 does not need labeling. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has been conducting investigations on retailers for several years and found that fur from domestic dogs, wolves, and raccoon dogs is commonly left unlabeled. Aimed at to protect consumers from unknowingly supporting the fur industry, the act will be enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. Companies that do not correctly label fur clothing will be fined of up to $5,000.

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