The 5th in a series of leaked Fur Commission "security alerts" to be posted over
the next month.
Background: Animal Liberation Frontline has obtained dozens of internal fur
industry "security alerts." These bulletins are sent to fur farmers via email
and fax every time there is a "security" related issue affecting US fur farms.
The subject matter can range from trespassers being chased from farms, to
unpublicized details of ALF raids, to farmers sharing license plate numbers of
These are intended to be read by fur farmers only, and were not intended to be
read by the general public. I will be posting approximately 30 bulletins over
the next month.
Read a full background on this series
A synopsis of this alert
The acclaimed documentary "The Ghosts in Our Machine" debuted this month. And in
2012, the Fur Commission sent out this bulletin warning fur farmers not to speak
to its filmmaker, Liz Marshall, who at the time was seeking interviews for the
"Fur Commission USA
January 13, 2012
Documentary filmmaker seeking farm footage
Liz Marshall, a pro animal rights activist and filmmaker, may be approaching fur
farmers asking them to participate in the production of her film "The Ghosts in
Our Machine". Regardless of what she or her crew might say, the film is a
hit-piece on animal agriculture.
Do not be deceived by false claims that she "wants you to tell your story" or
that you can "tell the public the truth about your business". Flattery and
claiming to "make you a star" are tactics often used by these people to gain
If approached, politely decline to be interviewed and do not allow them to enter
your property. If they are filming you, quietly walk away and call Fur
Commission and your local sheriff's office. Do not allow a confrontation
to be filmed.
For more information on the movie, and photos of the crew members go to:
Fur Commission USA