Are geese killed to make down comforters?

Answer Most goose down comes from geese who have been slaughtered for food, but some geese are "live plucked", according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Even live plucking causes geese a g... Read More »

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What is the difference between down&alternative down comforters?

When the weather turns cold, many people like to pile warm, plush blankets and comforters on the bed. The options can be confusing, especially when it comes to down comforters or down alternative ... Read More »

Down Comforters & Allergies?

It's so cozy and warm. It also can be so lightweight in warmer weather. Almost year-round, the down comforter is a treat in your bedroom. But allergies to down are common and can make those litt... Read More »

Allergy to Down Comforters?

If you have trouble getting a good night's sleep because you are up coughing and sneezing, allergies could be the culprit. If you know you do not have an illness that would cause allergy-type sympt... Read More »

Can you wash faux down comforters?

It depends on the contents of your faux down comforter. Many manufacturers recommend that you dry clean your down comforter because of the feathery contents and the possibility of molding on the in... Read More »