Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, other retailers violating California ban on selling kangaroos skins,   new investigation finds

Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, other retailers violating California ban on selling kangaroos skins, new investigation finds

(CALIFORNIA) – More than one hundred California stores and online retailers – including Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Puma, and Amazon-owned Zappos – are illegally selling athletic shoes made of kangaroo skin, according to an exhaustive, months-long investigation. This was released today by the Center for a Humane Economy, a national non-profit organization that promotes animal […]

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Nike finally stops violating state law by selling kangaroo skin soccer shoes to California shoppers

Nike finally stops selling kangaroo skin soccer shoes to California shoppers

California law prohibits the sale of items containing kangaroo parts, including “k-leather” soccer cleats, in-store or online. Nike has recently taken the first step toward compliance with the law by halting sales of kangaroo skin cleats from Nike.com to California  residents. It’s a start, what Nike is just doing. After the Center for a Humane […]

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Nike plan to drop ‘cruel’ kangaroo leather football boots

Two leading animal campaigning groups – Viva! (Vegetarians International Voice for Animals) and AWPC (Australian Wildlife Protection Council) – are contacting the sports retail giant Nike to congratulate them on taking an ethical decision that could save the lives of thousands of kangaroos. A Nike spokesman confirmed yesterday that they would stop using the skins […]

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