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The leather industry’s difficult relationship with the media

The leather industry’s relationship with the media, and by that I am mainly referring to mainstream media, and more recently social media, has long been a strained one. Some of it is self-inflicted, it has to be said, with the sector’s passive stance in the past having opened the floodgates to journalists, broadcasters and other unvetted publicists to spout one-sided, badly researched propaganda and misinformation against leather.


WHO links red meat consumption to cancer

The WHO's (World Health Organisation) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released a report yesterday (October 26) linking the consumption of red meat to pancreatic and prostate cancers.