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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704

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Clothing Catalogue Adds Real Fur

Clothing catalogue LaRedoute has now added real fur; this is especially unfortunate because they carry beautiful faux fur.

Please contact them via their website with strong responses about this addition; also, their mission statement (below) refers to their 'ethics;' this may be a good candidate for a complaint to the Better Business Bureau www.bbb.org .  Their response to my complaint is also below:

www.laredoute.com 
La Redoute USA office
300 Constitution Drive
P.O. Box 4010
Taunton, MA 02780-0990
1-800-677-0265

For answers to questions you may have, click here

La Redoute is a highly ethical company and requires the highest standard of conduct from our employees and business partners. As members of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the largest association for consumers and businesses interested in direct marketing, we adhere to the Guidelines for Ethical Business Practice, Shopping and Consumer Rights and the DMA's Privacy Promise.

---- Begin Included Message ----

From: LaRedoute <REUcsNoReply@brylane.com>
Sent: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 19:13:32 -0700 (MST)
To: kiley blackman <adow@adow.org>
Subject: Re: Your LaRedoute.com Inquiry

Dear kiley blackman

My name is Eduardo Cruz. I will be helping you with your issue today.  

Thank you for your email.  Per your request, your name has been removed from our mailing list.  You still may receive some of our mailings until the entire process is completed as our catalogs are preprinted three months in advance. We thank you for your patience in this matter.

We offer our customers the newest trends in the fashion industry.  We view freedom of fashion as freedom of expression, and many people are interested in fur because it is such a popular fashion statement. It is in all the magazines and the designers are using it more.

We by no means want to offend anyone who does not choose to own fur products but we believe that consumers want to make their own choices about what they wear and whether or not to wear fur.

Experience la différence
http://www.us.redoute.com 

Sincerely,

Eduardo Cruz
La Redoute.com Support Team

Should you need to contact us again regarding this inquiry, please use the convenient link below.  This will take you to our secure contact form and will ensure prior correspondence is connected to your follow-up inquiry.  There is no need to paste prior correspondence into the "Additional Information" box.  We look forward to serving you again soon. https://www.us.redoute.com/laredoute/kana/priority_form.asp?email=adow@adow.org&trackingid=(KMM2986719I101L0KM


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