Danish farmers turn their backs on mink after Covid mutation cull

Just a handful of mink breeders in Denmark express an interest in re-entering fur industry, even if the current ban is lifted next year

Danish mink breeders have turned their backs on the industry en masse after being forced to cull their animals over fears a Covid-19 mutation could pose a risk to human health.

In November 2020, Denmark, at that point the world’s largest mink producer, controversially announced it would cull approximately 15 million animals due to fears a Covid-19 mutation moving from mink to humans could jeopardise future vaccines.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/13/danish-farmers-turn-their-backs-on-mink-after-covid-mutation-cull

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