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November 25, 2020 - PETA UK

PETA and Other Animal Groups Collaborate as EU Cosmetics Animal Test Ban Is Being Destroyed

PETA and Other Animal Groups Collaborate as EU Cosmetics Animal Test Ban Is Being Destroyed
Rabbit Subjected to Cosmetic TestingCredit: PETA

Did you know that animals, including pregnant females, are still suffering as substances are forced down their throats in tests for cosmetics in the EU? Yes, you read that right. Despite the ban on animal testing for cosmetics, animals are still being used in cruel tests.

Following calls from EU authorities for cosmetics ingredients to be tested on animals, PETA and other leading European animal protection groups have sent a joint statement to MEPs urging them to uphold the groundbreaking cosmetics testing and marketing bans. The joint statement and list of signatories can be seen here.

In a unified voice, the joint statement calls on European decision-makers to ensure that the EU’s historic animal testing and marketing bans – a beacon of change for animals around the world – are not rendered meaningless.

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