Taiwan SPCA calls for ban on cosmetics animal testing

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/05
By: Yang Shu-min and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, April 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) is 201504050020t0001holding an exhibition in Taipei to raise awareness of the suffering of animals used in cosmetics testing and to call for a legislative ban on such testing.

The TSPCA pointed out that as the cosmetics industry and technology advance, animal testing for cosmetics can be avoided in many cases.

The advocacy group called for the Legislature to amend the law to ban such testing, following in the footsteps of the European Union, Israel, India, South Korea and New Zealand.     [FULL  STORY]

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