September 8, 2014
HSI Welcomes Brazil’s Recognition of 17 Alternative Tests for Cosmetics and Chemicals but Five-Year Delay is Unsatisfactory
HSI welcomed CONCEA’s acknowledgement of 17 alternative test methods for cosmetics and chemical safety. However, HSI warns that CONCEA’s stipulated five-year delay before the animal tests must cease is contrary to Brazilian law which already mandates immediate replacement of animal tests once alternatives are available.
September 5, 2014
Rock guitar legend and founder of the Save Me Trust, Brian May, took time out from his Queen tour in Auckland, to urge New Zealand to help end the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics such as shampoo and mascara.
August 28, 2014
India’s Leadership to End Cosmetics Animal Testing Featured at 9th World Congress on Alternatives in Prague
India’s major achievement in banning animal testing for cosmetics, as well as its potential to replace more animal use in medical research and testing, was highlighted at this year’s 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.
August 26, 2014
More than 30 cosmetics companies from across Australia wrote an open letter to Health Minister Peter Dutton urging him to support a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics and the sale of cosmetics animal-tested abroad.
August 25, 2014
Passionate animal advocate and star of Lost Girl, Emmanuelle Vaugier, is calling on Canada to ban animal testing for cosmetics and beauty products. The actress is making her plea on behalf of the Be Cruelty-Free Canada campaign, a partnership between the Animal Alliance of Canada and Humane Society International.
August 20, 2014
The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society and Helping You Help Animals have joined forces with HSI to bring more campaign power to Be Cruelty-Free which aims to ban animal testing of cosmetics in New Zealand.
August 19, 2014
O Senador Suplicy faz apelo em vídeo: “O Senado precisa corrigir o texto do PLC 70/2014, de forma a proibir o uso de animais em testes para cosméticos"
O senador Eduardo Matarazzo Suplicy apresenta um vídeo, alertando os senadores e senadoras sobre as falhas do texto PLC 70/2014, que propõe a vedação da utilização de animais em atividades de ensino, pesquisas e testes laboratoriais com substâncias para o desenvolvimento de produtos de uso cosmético em humanos e aumentar os valores de multa nos casos de violação de seus dispositivos.
August 19, 2014
Senator Suplicy in Video Appeal: We Must Close Loopholes in Brazil’s Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing or Animals Remain Unprotected
Brazilian Sen. Eduardo Suplicy launched a video appeal to his fellow senators, alerting them to serious loopholes in a bill intended to ban animal testing of cosmetics.
August 11, 2014
Sam Bunkall from TVNZ’s Shortland Street wants New Zealand to play its part in ending the global suffering of animals used to test cosmetics by introducing a complete test and sales ban.
July 30, 2014
Japanese cosmetics brand Miss Apricot has become the first exclusively Japanese beauty company to support Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free Japan campaign to end cosmetics animal testing.