Hark! Alluring ‘Angel’ to Descend on The Sq. to Ruffle H&M’s Feathers Over Devilish Down Gross sales

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December 21, 2023

Nicole Perreira 202-483-7382

West Palm Seaside, Fla. – Final-minute vacation customers visiting the bustling companies at The Sq. on Saturday can be met with a heavenly sight exterior H&M: A PETA “angel” bedecked with big faux-feather wings, knee-high boots, and a halo will urge passersby by no means to purchase merchandise made with feathers.

When:    Saturday, December 23, 12 midday

The place:    Outdoors H&M, 700 S. Rosemary Ave. (close to Hibiscus Road), West Palm Seaside

An “angel” exterior an H&M retailer in London. Credit score: PETA U.Okay.

A PETA Asia investigation into Vietnamese duck farms and slaughterhouses—which give suppliers, together with one which listed H&M as a buyer, with purportedly “accountable” down—exhibits geese, who had been affected by gaping and bloody wounds inside soiled sheds and on tons strewn with feces, being stabbed within the neck whereas nonetheless acutely aware. Lots of the birds continued to maneuver for greater than a minute after staff slashed their necks and minimize off their ft. Consequently, H&M has eliminated the “accountable” down label from its on-line choices within the U.S.—indicating that it is aware of the designation is a sham—but it surely continues to promote down.

PETA has launched 9 exposés of the down trade, each proving that filth, struggling, and violent deaths are trade norms.

“Each down merchandise is full of the ache and struggling of terrified birds who died in agony,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is looking on H&M to assist finish this cruelty by banning down and urges vacation customers to increase peace on Earth to all animals by sticking to feather-free, vegan supplies.”

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals will not be ours to put on”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.

For extra info, please go to PETA.org, take heed to The PETA Podcast, or comply with the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.

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