Bernardo Stops Using Down

After learning from PETA that meaningless down industry standards fail to protect ducks and geese from cruel practices like live plucking—in which the terrified birds’ feathers are ripped out by the fistful, leaving them with bloody wounds—fashionable outerwear company Bernardo stopped using down in all its puffers, the company’s only products that had contained the material.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind