India part of Be Cruelty-Free campaign banning cosmetic animal testing

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Animal advocates will be thrilled that we are moving another step in the right direction. According to the Humane Society International:

“India has banned animal testing for cosmetics following intense public campaigning and legislative advocacy by Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free India campaign, including support from Indian Members of Parliament and State Assemblies.”

Invasive tests on animals for cosmetics will be replaced with mandatory modern non-animal alternative tests. What does this mean for the cosmetic industry and animals? (more…)