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PETA’s Call for Alpaca Ban Prompts Textile Exchange Response

As we settle into the new year, our Sourcing Summit Companion Report looks ahead at ways to optimize processes and performance.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) urged retailers to ban alpaca wool altogether, outlining ways it said Textile Exchange’s Responsible Alpaca Standard (RAS) fails to prevent animal suffering. A letter by Laura Shields, PETA’s corporate responsibility manager, claims that Textile Exchange’s RAS was created in response to the animal welfare group’s undercover investigation…

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