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Imagine a world where lab rats are replaced by lab robots, with high-tech computer models instead of lethal tests on animals. It's not science fiction—it's the new scientific mainstream. New tools
From Europe to Brazil, Canada, India and beyond, our Be Cruelty-Free campaign is working to achieve a world where no animal has to suffer to test cosmetics. Take the pledge
Nine out of every 10 new drugs that appear safe and effective in animals turn out to be unsafe or ineffective in people. Time for a change? Reducing requirements
Health research aims to discover the causes of human illnesses and to prevent or treat them, but the benefits of today’s health research are becoming harder to see. Failure of animal models
Health research and safety testing still rely heavily on methods developed more than half a century ago, despite evidence that animal "models" are often poor predictors of real-world human responses. Get the FAQs here
HSI Director of Research & Toxicology Troy Seidle writes about the latest in alternatives to animal testing.On HuffPost.com
End Animal Testing News
July 6, 2015
Brazilian Animal Groups & Sao Paulo Deputado Feliciano Filho Unite for an Effective Federal Ban on Animal Testing of Cosmetics
Leading animal protection groups across Brazil wrote an urgent letter to Senator Cristovam Buarque reiterated reiterating their concern that PLC 70/2014 will not ban most cosmetic tests on animals in the country and that the bill must be amended by the Senate.
June 29, 2015
University Students Awarded Prizes in #BeCrueltyFree China Poster Design Contest to End Cosmetics Animal Testing
University students from across China were the lucky winners in the first ever #BeCrueltyFree China poster design competition, hosted by Humane Society International and VShine Animal Protection Association, and sponsored by LUSH Cosmetics.
June 25, 2015
Pop Star Kesha Supports Humane Society of the United States’ and Humane Society International’s Animal Testing Campaign
On the heels of the U.S. House of Representatives announcing the introduction of a federal bill called the Humane Cosmetics Act legislation that would phase out animal testing for cosmetics as well as ban the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics, pop star Kesha has vocalized her support of its passage in a brand new campaign.
June 23, 2015
#BeCrueltyFree USA Campaign Welcomes Humane Cosmetics Act to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in United States
Animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients, and the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics, would be phased out under proposed legislation introduced in the United States Congress. Passage of the Humane Cosmetics Act, would bring the U.S. in line with more than 30 other countries – home to more than 1.7 billion consumers – that have already implemented similar bans.