‘Lifeless Geese’ to Hold Exterior H&M in Push for Feather-Free Friday

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November 22, 2023

Sara Groves 202-483-7382

Boston – On the busiest purchasing day of the yr, passersby will probably be met with a disturbing sight exterior an area H&M retailer: pretend lifeless geese hung by their ft on a clothes rack, alongside a flock of PETA supporters who will name out the corporate’s use of cruelly produced down and urge folks to buy just for feather-free merchandise.

When:      Friday, November 24, 12 midday

The place:    In entrance of H&M, 100 Newbury St., Boston

A picture from PETA Asia’s investigation into Vietnamese duck farms

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

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

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

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, take heed to The PETA Podcast, or comply with the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.

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