- Mexico has become the first North American country to ban the use of animal testing for cosmetics.
- This makes Mexico the 41st country worldwide to ban such testing.
- Seven U.S. states currently have laws in place banning animal testing for cosmetics.
Mexico has become the first North American country to ban the use of animal testing for cosmetics. This makes Mexico the 41st country worldwide to ban such testing, according to the Humane Society.
“This is a monumental step forward for animals, consumers and science in Mexico,” Humane Society International Executive Director Antón Aguilar told Vegan Food & Living, “and this ground-breaking legislation leads the way for the Americas to become the next cruelty-free beauty market, and brings us one bunny-leap closer to a global ban.”
Animal cosmetic testing can involve testing chemicals for skin and eye irritation by rubbing them directly onto animals such as rabbits and feeding the chemicals directly to animals such as mice and rats and monitoring them for illnesses such as cancer.
Seven U.S. states currently have laws in place banning animal testing for cosmetics: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Nevada, and Virginia.
Three additional U.S. states — New Jersey, Rhode Island, and New York — are currently considering bills of their own.
The more I hear about Mexico, the more I’m surprised they want to come to the USA at all. They have beautiful people and weather.
Then go live there…we don’t want you anyway.
Yeah, now that they saw that people are so willing to take an experimental gene therapy “vaccine” with no questions asked, they will just test all further experimental pharmaceutical substances straight on humans.
Yet, they just made abortions legal. Makes perfect sense.
It’s laughable to accept their concern about animal testing and their complete disregard of ALL other human rights violations.