Canada Goose Must Face Consumer Suit Over 'Cruel' Fur
Law360 (June 30, 2021, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge said Canadian clothing company Canada Goose must face a proposed class action for allegedly misleading consumers about its "cruel" coyote fur sourcing in an attempt to pander to ethical buyers.
In a 29-page order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero said George Lee made a plausible argument that Canada Goose's public vow of commitment to "ethical, responsible and sustainable sourcing" is misleading to consumers — and that his allegations "support the reasonable inference that Canada Goose obtains fur from trappers whose methods are inhumane, despite its outward commitment to 'ethical' fur sourcing."
The court ruled that...
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