The Sustainable and Humane Practices of the Down and Feather Industry

A Global Assessment of Industry Statistics and Practices Written by Harry Schmitz, Ph.D. Commissioned by the International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB) June 2016 http://www.idfb.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/IDFB_White_Paper_6.07.16.pdf 

By | 2017-06-05T13:24:23+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Animal welfare, Media, RDS in the news|0 Comments

Allied Feather and Down Responds to PETA Allegations

ALLIED RESPONSE TO SPECIFIC CLAIMS associating ALLIED with live-plucked material ALLIED takes our responsible sourcing initiatives extremely seriously. We have worked tirelessly for years as industry leaders developing supply chains that give our partners assurances that we are doing everything we can to provide the highest quality responsibly sourced material free of not just live [...]

By | 2016-07-21T16:17:54+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Animal welfare, Media, Press release|0 Comments

New Down Standard Faces First Fight with PETA

By SportsOneSource Media, June 3, 2016 The Responsible Down Standard, which was spearheaded by outdoor apparel brands and their suppliers to promote humane treatment of birds used to produce down fill and insulation, appears to have emerged from its first challenge from animal rights activists stronger. The challenge came in the form of an "exposé" [...]

By | 2017-06-05T13:24:23+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Media, RDS in the news|0 Comments

TE Responds to PETA Allegations

By Textile Exchange, June 6, 2016 In the light on the ongoing pressure from PETA on individual brands, we feel that it is important to point out the facts as simply and clearly as possible. While we are disappointed by PETA’s efforts to undermine the RDS and the companies using it, we are more confident than [...]

By | 2016-06-06T21:29:15+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Animal welfare, Media, RDS in the news|0 Comments
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