09 Mar '12, 2am

Was Your “Cruelty Free” Makeup Tested on Animals? | Care2 Causes

Was Your “Cruelty Free” Makeup Tested on Animals? | Care2 Causes

There’s some troubling news for those of us who go out of our way to purchase personal care products and cosmetics that haven’t been tested on animals . A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Estee Lauder, Avon and Mary Kay alleging that the companies are falsely claiming their products are “cruelty free. ” What’s happened is this: these companies are required to test their products on animals in order to sell them in China and other foreign markets, but they’ve continued to use cruelty free labeling on the US versions of those same products. They’ve taken advantage of this label for two decades, even having their products promoted by animals rights groups like PETA. The five women leading the class action suit state that this misleading representation has given the companies a commercial boost among consumers who are concerned about animal welfare, and that...

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 1pm

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care2.com 08 Mar '12, 6am

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care2.com 01 Mar '12, 3am

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