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Wool industry needs to embrace ethical standards - expert

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Wool Industry of Australia has yet not embraced ethical standards for wool.

Director of the International World Sheep and Wool Council, Mr. Ben Watts wants the woolgrowers to curtail losses in the sector. He opined that wool products should be marketed as ethical products.

According to Mr. Watts, ethical production such as non-mulesing methods of shearing wool and traceability are the opportunities that are waiting since long and which have not been explored till now, he said.

Adding further he said that now it has to be explored.

Ethical production is already in practice in other countries and also in other industries of Australia. Mr. Watts said that there is a need to work with those industries to get it implemented in sheep industry.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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