The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
October 30, 2013
Losing Out on 1.3 Billion Consumers is Worth It to Australian Company to End Animal Testing in China
Australian skin care company MooGoo has declined a lucrative distribution opportunity in China because the Chinese government refused to import its products without testing them on animals.
September 30, 2013
HSI's Be Cruelty-Free Campaign Welcomes Revision of China Cosmetics Law as Time to Modernise Without Animal Testing
HSI hoped that a planned revision of Chinese law would offer an opportunity for alternatives to animal testing.
September 27, 2013
One hundred and ten dogs survived the 2013 Yulin, China dog meat festival with the help of HSI and our partner groups.
August 12, 2013
A citywide "Bye Bye Shark Fins! Cycling for Sharks" event in the heart of Beijing raised public awareness and support for sharks, whose numbers are declining worldwide due to the cruel shark finning trade.
July 5, 2013
HSI is working in China to improve animal welfare in zoos and protection in the wild.
July 3, 2013
The June 2013 Yulin, China dog meat festival went ahead, but it was clear that pressure to stop it had had a dampening effect on celebrations.
June 28, 2013
HSI runs a "Be Cruelty-Free" campaign in China and worldwide in an effort to end cosmetics testing on animals.
June 28, 2013
Be Cruelty-Free Campaign to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in China Launches with Pop Singer Wang Feifei, NGOs and Industry
Be Cruelty-Free, the world’s largest campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics globally, has launched in China to promote beauty without animal suffering. Humane Society International, Chinese NGOs and academic scientists, global retailer LUSH Cosmetics and Chinese pop singer Wang Feifei, are calling for China to end its mandatory testing of cosmetics on live animals.
June 17, 2013
HSI CEO and President Andrew Rowan, Ph.D., sent letters urging Chinese Ambassadors to work with officials in Yulin, Guangxi province, to end an inhumane annual event known as the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, where tens of thousands of dogs are bludgeoned to death in the streets for meat consumption.
June 10, 2013
Animal groups sent a letter to Chinese customs officials thanking them for intercepting a massive amount of ivory smuggled from Africa and for the subsequent conviction of three men.