By John Smith • 05 July 2020 • 17:22
One damaged mink photographed in farm
FRENCH beauty brand Sephora which has a number of outlets in Spain has told animal rights organisation PETA that it will join many other companies in banning the sale of mink eyelashes from its stores.
PETA has been running a campaign against this fashion accessory and targeted the Sephora Group one of the largest businesses of its kind and after it received 280,000 emails from concerned consumers it gave in.
According to the campaign, Sephora incorrectly suggested that their product was ‘cruelty free’ when in fact undercover investigations showed mink being treated badly in special farms and having their necks broken when they were no longer of use.
As far as PETA is concerned this is another step forward in reducing cruelty to animals.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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