12 Oct '17, 1pm

Canada Could Be Next to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics #care2

Canada Could Be Next to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics #care2

Lawmakers in Canada just took a major step toward ending the cruel and outdated practice of testing cosmetics on animals. The Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act (S-214), 2015 by Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, will ban animal testing for cosmetics in Canada, in addition to the sale of products and ingredients that have been newly tested elsewhere. The bill was recently passed unanimously by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. There are still a few big hurdles it has to get through before it becomes a law, but it’s a promising sign that Canada is going to be one of the next countries to take a progressive and compassionate stand on this issue. “Animal Alliance and Humane Society International commissioned a poll which showed that 81 percent of Canadians support a national ban on cosmetic animal testing,” said Liz White, director of Animal Allianc...

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