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Victory! Bernardo Ditches Down After Push From PETA

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September 15, 2022

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New York – Duck-shaped vegan candies are on the way in which from PETA to outerwear retailer Bernardo in thanks for ending the sale of down and changing it with feather-free Ecoplume insulation created from recycled plastic bottles. The transfer follows appeals from PETA informing the corporate that birds within the down business are live-plucked and scalded in defeathering tanks.

“At present’s form buyers can bundle up in Bernardo’s luxurious jackets figuring out they spare light geese and geese a terrifying dying,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is celebrating this firm’s compassionate transfer and reminding everybody that every down puffer or pillow represents birds whose feathers have been violently torn out.”

Bernardo’s resolution follows PETA’s just-released exposé of “accountable” down suppliers, which revealed that extremely delicate, social geese have been nonetheless acutely aware when employees mutilated their necks with an apparently boring axe—birds twitched for greater than 5 minutes after being beheaded. The down business additionally releases poisonous chemical compounds, huge quantities of antibiotics, and fecal waste onto land and into waterways, harming employees, wildlife, and the surroundings.

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals should not ours to put on”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.



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