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Humane Cosmetics Act

Congressman Jim Moran Receives Lord Houghton Award for Services to Animal Welfare

Monica Engebretson | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This week, Cruelty Free International presented Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) with the Lord Houghton Award in recognition of his service and contributi...

Actress Thora Birch Calls for an End to Animal Testing in the American Beauty Industry

Monica Engebretson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

Ultimately, it is in the best interest of the American beauty industry for the United States to catch up on this issue. Harmonizing global cosmetics testing regulations would enable each product to have one safety dossier that would be universally accepted.

California Calls on US Congress to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This week the California Legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support passed Senate Joint Resolution 22, titled the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Resolut...

Switched at Birth Star Vanessa Marano Wants You to Switch to Cruelty-free Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

In the last 20 years many cosmetics companies have reduced or eliminated their use of animals for cosmetics testing in favor of modern non-animal alternatives. The trick is finding the ones that have eliminated all animal testing.

Big Bang Theory Actor Kunal Nayyar Hopes You Will Join Him to Help Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

Kunal Nayyar, who plays astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali, won audiences' hearts early on in the series with his compassionate, caring and sympathetic attitude toward his friends. His character may be fictional, but those compassionate traits transfer to reality.

Will California Continue to be a National Leader in the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Debate?

Monica Engebretson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green
Monica Engebretson

With SJR 22, California can continue to be a leader in ensuring that modern humane alternative tests are at the heart of ensuring US consumers' safety.

Celebrating the First Anniversary of the EU Ban On Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This month, Cruelty Free International celebrated the one year anniversary of the historic complete ban on marketing of animal-tested cosmetics in all...

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

Monica Engebretson | Posted 05.05.2014 | 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.