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March 10, 2014
Fernanda Tavares, Giselle Itié & Fiorella Mattheis in Video Appeal to Ban Brazil’s Cruel Cosmetics Animal Testing
In March 2014, supermodel Fernanda Tavares, actress Giselle Itié and Brazilian It-girl Fiorella Mattheis launched a personal video message urging Brazil to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics such as lip stick and shampoo.
January 24, 2014
HSI welcomed the announcement of Governor Geraldo Alckmin's signing of a bill prohibiting cosmetics testing on animals in the State of São Paulo.
December 18, 2013
Supermodel Fernanda Tavares called for Brazil to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics in a series of photos for Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free Brazil campaign.
December 9, 2013
In celebration of International Animal Rights Day, Brazil's leading animal protection groups are more determined than ever to achieve a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics.
October 25, 2013
150 Federal Parliamentarians Sign Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free Pledge for a Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing in Brazil
The Brazilian government should ban animal testing for cosmetics products and ingredients, according to 150 of Brazil’s federal parliamentarians who signed Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free pledge.
September 25, 2013
At the 4th Brazilian VegFest, HSI released our Meatless Monday video to support the growing national and global movement that asks people to leave meat off of their plates each Monday to help the planet, their health and animals.
July 24, 2013
Deputy Director of HSI Farm Animals Elissa Lane traveled across Latin America to speak out for farm animal welfare.
November 21, 2012
Humane Society International praises restaurant Gero, Grupo Fasano’s Brasilia-based restaurant, for adopting a cage-free egg procurement policy.
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.
June 21, 2012
HSI applauded Sao Paulo restaurant Apfel Jardins for switching from barren battery cage eggs to cage-free eggs in their supply chain.