India Bans Import of All Cosmetics Tested on Animals

October 15, 2014 by  
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The Indian government announced on Monday that as of next month it will no longer permit the importation of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. The embargo comes less than five months after a country-wide ban on animal testing for the cosmetics industry. India now joins the European Union and Israel in banning both animal testing of cosmetics and the importation of animal-tested products. The new ruling from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare goes into effect on November 13, 2014. Read the rest of India Bans Import of All Cosmetics Tested on Animals Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal rights , animal testing , animal welfare , Animals , cosmetics , cruelty free , Humane Society International , India , India bans imports of animal tested cosmetics , PETA , Policy

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