30 Jun '18, 10pm

It’s Time for China to #ENDAnimalTesting on Foreign Cosmetics #care2 https://t.co/SyFjWUraNE

It’s Time for China to #ENDAnimalTesting on Foreign Cosmetics #care2 https://t.co/SyFjWUraNE

Animal testing shouldn’t be an option, but in China, it’s a requirement. The country is one of the last in the world that mandates that foreign cosmetics get tested on animals. As Bloomberg News explains, China wants to move beyond stereotypes of selling substandard products — and animal testing seems to be the cheapest way to do it. However, several groups are pushing the country to find alternatives. Government officials just signed an agreement with the advocacy group Cruelty-Free International that would stop the requirement for a set period of time, potentially paving the way to stop animal testing there. Care2 activists are also putting the pressure on makeup company NARS to stay out of China until it changes its policies. NARS representatives claim their cosmetics are never tested on animals, yet they still sell them in China. While NARS may not be doing the tests t...

Full article: https://www.care2.com/causes/its-time-for-china-to-end-an...

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