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PETA Gets H & M to Change Wool
Published: Feb 19, 2008 Updated: Mar 31 2011
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.