The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
March 25, 2014
Film Actress Zhu Zhu Cries for Animals in Striking Photo Campaign to Ban China’s Cruel Cosmetics Animal Testing
Film actress and former MTV China host, Zhu Zhu, has unveiled a striking new poster in support of Be Cruelty-Free China, the campaign by HSI and Capital Animal Welfare Association to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics such as lipstick and shampoo.
January 6, 2014
China, the world’s largest market for ivory products, destroyed 6.1 tons of its confiscated stockpile in January 2014.
December 19, 2013
Most high-end restaurants in China continue to serve shark fins to customers despite the Chinese government’s move to phase out from official functions dishes with ingredients from threatened shark species.
November 22, 2013
HSI met with high-level officials and encouraged grassroots-level advocacy in our pursuit of a ban on animal testing of cosmetics in China.
November 12, 2013
For the second time, local activists staged a protest against seal product trade at the China International Fisheries & Seafood Expo.
November 7, 2013
HSI and The HSUS Be Cruelty-Free campaign welcomed the announcement that from June 2014, China plans to remove its mandatory animal test requirements for domestically manufactured cosmetic products.
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.