Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / H&M temporarily stops production of all angora products
H&M temporarily stops production of all angora products
11
Dec '13
Swedish fashion giant H&M has stopped the production of all angora products until the company secures that its strict Product Policy is being followed.
 
“H&M will immediately stop the production of all angora products until we have secured that our strict Product Policy is being followed,” the company said in a statement on its website.
 
“H&M doesn’t accept that animals are treated badly, which is checked when audits are made,” the statement said.
 
The retailer explained that they only allow products made of angora rabbit hair from farms with good animal husbandry.
 
“Plucking is not acceptable in accordance with our product policy,” the company said and added that it would now accelerate further inspections of its sub-suppliers to ensure compliance with its product policy.
 
However, concerned customers can return an angora product bought at H&M and get a full refund, according to the statement.
 
Esprit, the international fashion brand for clothing and lifestyle products, and Scandinavian label Acne have also stopped sourcing angora wool after an animal rights group released a video showing fur being plucked from live rabbits on Chinese farms.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Pan Brothers

Apparel/Garments | On 30th May 2017

Pan Brothers to set up 2 new garment factories

PT Pan Brothers Tbk plans to increase its production capacity by...

Textiles | On 30th May 2017

ExxonMobil, SABIC sign deal for next phase of US project

Affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Saudi Basic Industries...

Textiles | On 29th May 2017

Tintex, Bruckner bring new effects to knitted fabric

The textile company Tintex has joined hands with the system supplier...

Interviews View All

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search