October 14, 2014
Coming just few months after implementation of a national ban on cruel cosmetics testing in India’s labs, an import ban made India the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia and an example for other nations to follow.
October 6, 2014
HSI hailed Chinese authorities for granting a license for Shanghai EpiSkin Biotechnology Ltd as an important step towards enabling domestic cosmetics companies to replace animal tests with modern in vitro methods, and in so doing, take advantage of the very latest research technologies in product safety.
October 1, 2014
Phoebe Dykstra, social media personality and former MTV Canada host, gave her support to the #BeCrueltyFree Canada campaign and urged Canada to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics during the week of World Animal Day.
September 30, 2014
HSI/India Confident of Government’s Commitment to Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban Despite Opposition from Industry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is sure to keep its word on making India the first country in South Asia to become a cruelty-free cosmetics zone, despite industry pressure, said HSI/India’s #BeCrueltyFree campaign.
September 29, 2014
Kate Nash & Leona Lewis Donate Bunny Selfies to #BeCrueltyFree Campaign to End Cosmetics Animal Testing
Award-winning British singer-songwriters Kate Nash and Leona Lewis donated bunny selfies and joined with bunny lovers from all over the world to say, ‘Bunnies are for cuddling, not cosmetics testing” on International Rabbit Day.
September 8, 2014
A HSI parabeniza o CONCEA pelo reconhecimento de 17 testes alternativos para cosméticos e produtos químicos, mas prazo de cinco anos é insatisfatório
O Conselho Nacional de Controle de Experimentação Animal (CONCEA) formalmente reconheceu dezessete métodos alternativos para testes de cosméticos e de químicos para substituir ou reduzir os testes que usam animais vivos como coelhos e roedores.
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.