Nowhere to be found, as usual.
On March 11, the import and sale of animal tested cosmetic products and ingredients was banned in the European Union. Anyone who wishes to sell new cosmetic products and ingredients in the EU must not test them on animals anywhere in the world. The ban affects all cosmetics including toiletries and beauty products from soap to toothpaste.
Reblogged this on Time for Action.
One of the main reasons the US is not on board is that animal welfare organizations have been unsuccessful in defending themselves against those who would benefit from the exploitation of animals. Animal agriculture, drug companies, puppy mills, and a variety of other businesses banded together and hired top-notch lobbying firms that have successfully created distrust and separation in the animal welfare community.
One of the goals of my blog is to help heal that rift among those that love animals. It’s not easy, by any means, but it must be done if we are to improve the plight of animals in the US and around the world.
Disagreements in the animal welfare world are, unfortunately, legion. A too common problem with passionate people.
WHY are we always so far behind? Get onboard already America!
Reblogged this on Ann Novek–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors.