On April 5, the California Assembly voted to close a loophole in federal law pertaining to fur labels. Current laws only require labeling if the product uses at least $150 worth of animal fur. Manufacturers thus evade the law by using cheaper animal fur and not labeling the product, leading consumers to believe it is a synthetic.
The California bill would require that all garments containing fur are labeled with the type of animal and the country of origin.
Read more at Los Angeles Times.