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Cosmetics Testing Animals

Digging Up Dirt -- to Expose Cruelty, and to Help Tortoises

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Our staff and volunteers were unearthing threatened gopher tortoises at a construction site in Apopka, Florida, to avert an imminent tragedy.

Bill to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics in the United States Introduced

Monica Engebretson | Posted 01.28.2015 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This week, Cruelty Free International cheered the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act by U.S. Representative Jim Moran (D-VA). This landmark legislation addresses the inherent cruelty of animal testing for cosmetics.

Seventy Years Is Enough: It's Time to Put the Draize Test Out of Its Misery

Monica Engebretson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Monica Engebretson

If someone were to do such things to an animal outside a laboratory, it would be considered cruelty to animals -- a felony offense in many states. But these tests are still legal the U.S. when conducted by testing facilities in order to bring a new eye shadow or cologne to market.

As China's Policy on Animal Testing Begins to Shift, Let's Honor the Companies That Have Stood by the Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Monica Engebretson

As the ice begins to thaw in China on the issue of animal testing, let us not forget the companies that have held firm in their cruelty free commitment.

Walking Dead Star Takes a Stand for Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 10.05.2013 | TV
Monica Engebretson

Norman Reedus is the latest celebrity ambassador for Cruelty Free International -- the global organization dedicated to ending cosmetics testing on animals.

European Union Bans Cosmetic Testing On Animals

Posted 02.06.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments has something to celebrate this winter; after years (2...