Yesterday, I called on you to take action to support a bipartisan amendment to a defense spending bill to halt federal funding of painful experiments on dogs at Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities for th
Erica Warkus has been a NAVS/International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellow for just one year. Continue reading →
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has just released... Continue reading →
New developments in chemical regulations will spare countless animals cruel tests.
The share of Americans who think that it’s unethical to do medical testing on animals has reached a new high in Gallup polling.
Edgy color cosmetics brand NARS has seen a backlash following the announcement that it will enter the China market, where product safety testing on animal is still mandatory.
Join The Body Shop's campaign and do your part by signing our petition against animal testing. Show your commitment against cosmetic testing on animals.
Morning Edition featured a segment titled, “Drugs That Work in Mice Often Fail When Tried in People” by award-winning journalist Richard Harris. Continue reading →
NEWS! The UK is investigating brands who say they are cruelty free but are selling in China. PETA has received confirmation that the UK government has asked Trading Standards to investigate several global cosmetics brands on claims relating to animal testing marketing.
The collaboration is founded upon a shared commitment to deliver reliable and cost-effective human biology-based testing programs to support product safety and regulation ― with an ultimate goal of re
The Guatemalan Congress voted to approve legislation that will improve the lives of animals throughout the country. It is the first time the legislative body presented this kind of bill, submitted by
Starting July 2017, Australia will ban cosmetics which have been tested on animals as well as any products containing ingredients that have been tested on animals.
Is Stila cruelty-free? Logical Harmony has been working with them to find out their current stance on animal testing and cruelty-free status.
Is Stila Cruelty Free? Australia Bans Animal Testing? Is PETA Pointless? I rant about this and more in my latest Phyrra Says Vol. 43
Switzerland has introduced an official ban on the retail of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, bringing it closer in line with the EU ban on animal-testing in the industry.
Thanks to a grant from PETA, scientists in China are learning how to test cosmetics in a test tube instead of on animals. The Institute for In Vitro Scienc
In a major victory for HSI/India’s campaign to end cruel and obsolete animal testing, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has prohibited the use of Draize irritation tests using rabbits.
Scientists at the Institute for In Vitro Sciences, whose work in China was first funded by a grant from PETA, are celebrating an important victory!
Becca bought by Estee Lauder - says they will remain cruelty free.
The Secrets Behind Leaping Bunny Certification - Here's the truth behind it!
Today Unilever announced plans to purchase Seventh Generation. It is unclear at this time if Seventh Generation will remain cruelty free.
In China, where animal testing on cosmetics is currently required by law, they have released a proposal that would introduce a new in vitro test that could help reduce animal testing!
Without a revision, this bill WILL cause more animal testing in the US.
Humane Society International is praising a significant move by Chinese authorities away from an almost exclusively animal testing paradigm for cosmetics. The National Institutes for Food and Drug Cont
Two opposing bills could affect the direction of animal testing of cosmetics in the US. The Humane Cosmetics Act would ban animal testing of cosmetics. The Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Ac
HSI and Humane Research Australia applauded Australia's Federal Government for pledging to ban cosmetics cruelty in Australia by July next year. #BeCrueltyFree campaigners welcomed the announcement th
More than 3.75 million animals — primarily fish, mice, and birds — were used by Canadian scientists in 2014, a whopping increase of 24 per cent from the previous year.
Be Cruelty-Free—the largest campaign in history to end cosmetics animal testing—is leading the charge to create a world where no animal is ever made to suffer for the sake of beauty. View our infograp
Nano3D Biosciences has revealed a technique to reduce animal testing by using its 3D printed cell cultures and magnetic bioprinting as a test for a drug's effect on vasoactivity.
“This would help limit the use of animals in early drug testing and improve the efficiency of the drug development process.” Continue reading →
There is now a very real hope that thousands of animals in Ireland will be spared from painful laboratory testing thanks to new funding from the Government for alternative scientific research. Ecologi
A UK-based laboratory is working to eradictate animal testing by developing alternative methods to test cosmetics that are not only cruelty-free but also more scientifically advanced than current anim
Global animal welfare leader Humane Society International signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Guangzhou CHN-ALT Biotech Co. Ltd. to collaborate on a number of educational projects focused on cos
Scientists have created “mini brains” in a test tube for studying neurological diseases and developing new drugs without the need to use laboratory animals in research. The miniature brains are the si
Experiments involving genetically engineered animals have nearly tripled in Germany in the past 10 years, driven by a burgeoning global industry that involves inventing and patenting genetically alter
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs a bill that will give beagles a break.
The Lush Prize 2016 Conference will be held at the Royal Society of Arts in London on 10 November. Every year Lush Prize organises a scientific conference around the issues of animal testing and what can be done – and is being done – to end it.
The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), which manages the cruelty-free certification Leaping Bunny Program, is pleased with recent news of China’s intention to phase out mandatory
The 3D printing of cells and tissues, along with other new techniques in bioprinting, offer all sorts of new hope to patients around the world with a variety of conditions and diseases that often caus
New Zealand cosmetics firms angry they can't export to China unless they get their products tested on animals.