September 8, 2014
HSI Welcomes Brazil’s Recognition of 17 Alternative Tests for Cosmetics and Chemicals but Five-Year Delay is Unsatisfactory
HSI welcomed CONCEA’s acknowledgement of 17 alternative test methods for cosmetics and chemical safety. However, HSI warns that CONCEA’s stipulated five-year delay before the animal tests must cease is contrary to Brazilian law which already mandates immediate replacement of animal tests once alternatives are available.
August 19, 2014
Senator Suplicy in Video Appeal: We Must Close Loopholes in Brazil’s Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing or Animals Remain Unprotected
Brazilian Sen. Eduardo Suplicy launched a video appeal to his fellow senators, alerting them to serious loopholes in a bill intended to ban animal testing of cosmetics.
August 13, 2014
HSI/Latin America and the Costa Rican National Animal Health Service rescued 18 teacup French Poodles illegal puppy mill in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica.
August 12, 2014
Ambulante and EcoFest Join Déjalas Mover campaign, to end lifelong confinement of animals in food production in Mexico
Notable Mexican cultural festivals Ambulante and EcoFest have joined HSI's Déjalas Mover campaign to end the lifelong confinement of egg-laying hens and breeding sows in cages so small they can barely even move.
July 30, 2014
A behind-the-scenes look at the launch of HSI's Dejalas Mover/Let Them Move campaign against intensive confinement in Mexico.
July 22, 2014
“Déjalas Mover” Campaign Against Lifelong Confinement of Animals in Food Production in Cages in Mexico Launched
Mexican celebrities, NGOs and food companies joined HSI to launch Déjalas Mover, Let Them Move, a campaign to end the most controversial practice in animal agriculture: the lifelong confinement of egg-laying hens and breeding sows in cages so small the animals can barely move.
June 28, 2014
Fernanda Tavares Poses in Brazil World Cup Strip to Urge Senators to Score a Goal for Animals, Ban Brazil’s Cruel Cosmetics Testing
Supermodel Fernanda Tavares teamed with HSI to urge senators vote to ban cosmetics animal testing in Brazil.
June 13, 2014
At an event at the Costa Rican Congress yesterday, 48 out of 57 members of Congress publicly committed to vote to strengthen the existing animal welfare laws in the country.
June 11, 2014
In light of complaints about the suggested removal of street dogs in preparation for the World Cup, and the unknown fate of those dogs, HSI urged the mayor’s office in Recife, Brazil, to stop this plan and instead put in place a humane street dog management program.
June 5, 2014
Be Cruelty-Free Brazil Welcomes Historic Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing but Warns Urgent Improvements Needed to Close Loopholes
Animal advocates from the Be Cruelty-Free Brazil campaign welcomed Brazil's Chamber of Deputies' passage of Bill 6602/13 to ban animal testing for cosmetics in Brazil.