What Does China's Approval Of The First Contemporary Non-Animal Testing Method Mean For Cruelty-Free Cosmetics?
Last week, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) approved the first contemporary non-animal testing method that can be used for safety tests in cosmetics. This is encouraging news for consumers and animals.
The world is at a tipping point--closer than ever before to ending the misery of animals used in toxicity tests for cosmetics and their ingredients. After years of pressure from animal protection groups, caring consumers and ethical retailers across the globe, cosmetics cruelty has been fully or partially banned by law in 33 countries, home to 1.7 billion consumers, with at least 10 more countries lining up to do the same.
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Christmas is traditionally a time of peace and goodwill to all 'men', but sadly other animals fair less well during the festive season.