EU ban on animal testing begins today, 10th March 2013

Posted on March 10, 2013


Today (10th March), a brief item was posted on the ITV news web-site titled ‘EU ban on animal testing comes into effect’.

‘… Beauty retailer The Body Shop and non-profit organisation Cruelty Free International celebrated a milestone in 20 years of animal rights campaigning, as an EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics came into effect today …

From today onwards, anyone wishing to sell new cosmetic products and ingredients in the EU must not test them on animals anywhere in the world.

Singer Leona Lewis, who is also part of the campaign, urged governments around the world to introduce a ban on animal testing for cosmetics.

Lewis said: “Together we can send a message to governments worldwide that cruelty free is the humane future.” …’

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