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Fur Breeder’s Agricultural Cooperative Plant Closed After Fire

One plant of the largest mink feed suppliers in the country is confirmed to be closed after a fire. Photos below confirm the building is a “total loss”, after a welder’s torch accidentally set the building on fire. The FBAC continues to operate a second plant in Logan, Utah;  which is presumed to be taking up the slack for the out of commission Sandy, Utah plant. The FBAC is necessary to the survival of the Utah fur industry. Utah is the second biggest fur farming...

Gunnink Fox Farm in Minnesota May Be Closed

CAFF has received a report that the Gunnink Fox Farm may be closed. Calvin Gunnink has moved to Odessa, MN. The owners of the previous property which housed the fox farm are in foreclosure. The report states that there are no signs of an animals at Gunnink’s new, Odessa address. It is not out of the realm of possibility that he continues to own an off-site fox farm, though such farms are...

Utah Fur Breeder’s Cooperative Once Owned California Plant

One of the largest (if not the largest) mink feed supplier in the country, the Fur Breeder’s Agricultural Co-op, once had its own fish processing facility in California, CAFF has learned. The facility was once located on the water in Fields Landing, California, near Eureka. Specifically, “at the foot of “C” Street”. This is according to this document. However there is strong evidence the plant is now closed, and has been since 2001. Read the following quote from this document: In October 2001, the Regional Water Board received a letter from Eureka Fisheries, Inc., indicating that all operations at the Fields Landing facility had ceased… Fur Breeders Agricultural Cooperative requested that the WDRs not be rescinded due to the possibility of finding a new tenant for the property. No tenant has been found. The facility has been idle since Eureka Fisheries ceased operations. This would indicate strongly that this plant is no longer in operation. However, the FBAC still holds a tidelands lease on the property. In 2004, the assigned the lease to Humboldt Bay Forest Products. Any new information is...

CAFF is Launched

A huge amount of new fur farm information is coming. In the meantime, read about our mission, and submit any info you have to whistleblower [at] coalitionagainstfurfarms [dot] com.  

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