Following the announcement of China Food and Drug Administration's (CFDA) new regulation — coming into effect from 1st March 2017 — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) believes it will strengthen the fight to stop animal testing in...
As China announces that it has accepted the first completely non-animal cosmetics test, we spoke to Amanda Nordstrom, who is involved with PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies programme on what this means for the future of cosmetics testing.
While South Korea has been working on alternative testing that will fall in line with EU or OECD guidelines for some time, government officials have now proposed a $12.6m budget to further develop methods in this area.
In a historic move for China, Shanghai-based personal-care company Eco&more has become the very first domestic company to join PETA's cruelty-free list of firms to ban animal testing on their products, formulations, or ingredients.
Although Japanese law does not require most cosmetics to undergo animal testing - it is not prohibited and the government is really feeling the pressure to introduce the same regulatory requirements around alternatives as the EU.