BELGIUM: FESI Denies "Kangaroo Slaughter" Claims
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has dismissed claims any of its 1,800 members are encouraging the illegal slaughter of hundreds of kangaroos for their leather. In a statement, FESI said its members are "committed to safe and humane animal welfare standards" and insist soccer boot producers respect the rigorous rules and regulations of the Australian government for the humane treatment of animals.
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