PETA Gets H & M to Change Wool
By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Feb 19, 2008 Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: ragtrader.au
PETA scored a major victory against Australian sheep farmers when H & M banned Australian wool from their designs. The dispute arose of a practice called mulesing. This is removal of skin from the tail to prevent flies from laying eggs in the folds. A statement from H & M said they would start looking for Australian wood alternatives.