November 6, 2012
HSI has issued an urgent call for the European Commission to revise information requirements prescribed under its REACH chemicals law to substantially reduce animal testing while maintaining the same high level of regulatory scrutiny.
October 25, 2012
The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO), a national collective of animal protection organisations in India, has become a formal partner of HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in India.
October 24, 2012
The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), an economic alliance of 34 industrialized countries, has adopted a new validated non-animal test method that can be used to asses chemicals for severe eye irritation and corrosion instead of subjecting rabbits to having chemicals dripped in their eyes.
October 23, 2012
Three out of four women in the United States consider it important that the cosmetics products they buy are labeled “cruelty-free,” and would buy a cruelty-free product in preference to one without a cruelty-free label.
October 21, 2012
A new IpSoS MORI opinion poll commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, has revealed a significant decline in UK public support for experiments on live animals—the lowest support since 1999.
October 12, 2012
Stakeholders call on the European Union to support substantial, dedicated funding for this critically important area through its Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for research and innovation.
October 11, 2012
Em novembro 2012, o HSI será co-anfitrião do primeiro workshop de ciência regulatória no Brasil para discutir os últimos desenvolvimentos científicos e regulamentares em matéria de alternativas ao uso de animais em avaliação de segurança para cosméticos.
October 11, 2012
In November 2012, HSI will co-host Brazil’s first regulatory science workshop to discuss the latest scientific and regulatory developments in the field of alternatives to the use of animals in cosmetics safety assessment.
October 10, 2012
HSI Calls for Transatlantic Partnership to Revolutionise Drug, Chemical and Human Health Research and Replace Animal Testing
HSI is calling for the EU and the US to form a groundbreaking transatlantic research partnership to bolster the technology revolution taking place in pharmaceutical and chemical safety testing using cutting-edge non-animal techniques.
July 30, 2012
Ricky Gervais Raps Cosmetics Companies for Testing on Animals and Abandoning Ethics to Sell Products in China
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais lashed out against cosmetics companies that put profit before compassion and test on animals to sell their products in China, where the practice often is required by law.
July 10, 2012
HSI/UK was extremely disappointed by the Home Office’s announcement that experiments on animals in Britain had increased yet again, reaching 3.79 million in 2011.
July 9, 2012
Sir Paul McCartney gave his backing to HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
July 6, 2012
HSI applauded an announcement by cosmetics giant Urban Decay that it would cancel plans to market its products in China, a country that requires animal testing for cosmetics.
June 22, 2012
HSI To EU Commissioner Dalli – Don’t Mislead Consumers With False Pledge on 2013 Animal-Tested Cosmetics Ban
HSI had a private meeting with John Dalli, Commissioner for Health & Consumer Policy, regarding a possible derogation of a ban that would allow companies to continue selling cosmetics in Europe that have been tested on animals abroad.
June 20, 2012
"White Rabbits" Deliver Petition To European Commissioner John Dalli to Urge EU-Wide Sales Ban on Animal-Tested Cosmetics
Twenty-seven "white rabbits" descended on Brussels to deliver a 350,000-signature petition to John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, to help end the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics sold in the European Union.
May 22, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups were pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.
May 14, 2012
Rock Legend Chrissie Hynde Pens 200,000th Signature on HSI Petition To End Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Chrissie Hynde added her name to HSI's Cruelty-Free2013 campaign to end the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in Europe.
May 7, 2012
A “mouse” travelled to Delhi with a very important message for the Ministry of Environment and Forests: “Ban cosmetic testing on animals.”
April 23, 2012
Humane Society International Launches Worldwide ‘Be Cruelty-Free’ Campaign To End Cosmetics Testing on Animals
Humane Society International launched Be Cruelty-Free, a global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.
April 20, 2012
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Applaud Major Reduction in Animal Experimentation in India
Humane Society International applauds India’s decision to require the use of non-animal tools in place of dissections and live animal experiments for research.