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Bill to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics in the United States Introduced

By Monica Engebretson

This week, Cruelty Free International cheered the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act by U.S. Representative Jim Moran (D-VA). This landmark legislation addresses the inherent cruelty of animal testing for cosmetics and seeks to ensure that modern non-animal tests are used to ensure product safety.

The introduction of the bill follows extensive campaigning in the U.S. by Cruelty Free International and precedes a Congressional briefing “Global regulations and advancements in alternatives to animal testing for cosmetics,” to be hosted by Cruelty Free International in cooperation with Congressman Moran on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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Source: Huffington Post Green