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April 11, 2014
Arcos Dorados announced a new requirement for its pork suppliers to present, within two years, documented plans to limit gestation crate use and promote group housing for sows.
March 17, 2014
In an open letter published March 17 2014, 17 high ranking Brazilian and international scientists express their support for a nationwide ban on all cosmetic tests on animals in Brazil.
March 14, 2014
HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free Campaign Presents Brazil Government with Thousands of Petitions Calling for Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban
HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign presented the Brazilian government with thousands of petitions calling for a cosmetics animal testing ban in March 2014.
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.