September 8, 2015
Humane Society International and H&M Collaborate on New Animal Welfare Commitments to Protect Farm Animals & Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing Globally
HSI and fashion company H&M have worked together to develop ambitious new animal welfare pledges. Central to this collaboration is a commitment to pursue policy change in countries around the world, such as national legislative bans on animal testing of cosmetics, as well as the cruel practices within wool and down production.
August 11, 2015
A Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária do Brasil (ANVISA) aprovou uma nova resolução para reduzir e substituir a utilização de animais para testes de segurança em todo o setor de produtos sujeitos a regulamentação dos quais é responsável, incluindo agrotóxicos e cosméticos.
August 10, 2015
HSI's research and toxicology team in Brasilia said ANVISA’s decision to accept 17 alternative tests could potentially spare thousands of animals if fully applied, and welcomed the move in advance of the Agency’s long-anticipated review of registration test requirements for pesticides.
August 10, 2015
Bif Naked joined the growing list of Canadian celebrities to support the #BeCrueltyFree campaign for a federal ban on cosmetics animal testing.
August 3, 2015
Humane Society International Sponsors China’s 2015 International Conference on Toxicity Testing Alternatives and Translational Toxicology
More than 500 scientists of toxicology, environmental sciences, pharmacology and cosmetics from around the globe recently gathered in Xi’an, China to discuss advancements in 21st century alternatives to animal testing in toxicology.
July 6, 2015
Grupos de proteção animal se unem para uma proibição efetiva de testes em animais para cosméticos no Brasil
Os principais grupos de proteção animal do Brasil reiteraram sua preocupação de que o PLC 70/2014 não irá proibir testes em animais para cosméticos no país, a não ser que seja alterado pelo Senado para garantir uma proibição verdadeira.
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.