August 16, 2016
“Pretty is as pretty does,” goes the saying. And yet so many beauty products often conceal the ugliness of the cruel animal tests that go into their production. Here’s a guide to finding glosses and scents that don’t hurt, so you can make sure you’re making up right.
June 7, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate for giving final approval to H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which strengthens federal oversight over the use of tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and contains provisions to minimize and in some cases replace animal testing to evaluate chemical safety.
May 24, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which strengthens federal oversight over the use of tens of thousands of chemicals in commercial use and contains provisions to minimize and in some cases replace animal testing to evaluate chemical safety. Following months of negotiations, Congress came to final terms on reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to modernize the scientific approach to chemical testing.
May 13, 2016
House Negotiators Urged to Include Provisions to Reduce Animal Testing in Final Toxic Substances Reform Package
As final discussions wind down on critical legislation on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform package, commonly known as The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, 39 House Democrats wrote a letter to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-NJ, and urged him to incorporate all elements of the Senate-passed language on animal testing.
June 23, 2015
Animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients, and the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics, would be phased out under legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
June 20, 2014
Witches of East End star Jenna Dewan-Tatum joins The HSUS's Be Cruelty-Free Campaign to end cosmetics testing on animals.
April 1, 2014
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps Announces Support of The HSUS’ Be Cruelty-Free Campaign and the Humane Cosmetics Act
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps has joined the effort to end animal testing for cosmetics in the U.S. by supporting The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free campaign and the Humane Cosmetics Act. Following the success of the Be Cruelty-Free campaign in the European Union, which was led by The HSUS’ global arm Humane Society International, and resulted in an EU-wide ban on selling newly animal-tested cosmetics, the Be Cruelty-Free campaign welcomes the support of Dr. Bronner’s to make the U.S. the next cruelty-free marketplace.
March 10, 2014
The global Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics launches its second annual Be Cruelty-Free Week with an infographic providing the tools to take action, the support of actress, dancer and former model Jenna Dewan Tatum, a video featuring cruelty-free beauty bloggers and a special promotion with Vegan Cuts.
March 5, 2014
The Humane Cosmetics Act, a bill that would enhance worldwide momentum in ensuring animals are not harmed in the process of creating or manufacturing cosmetics, has been introduced by Congressman Jim Moran, D-VA.
February 10, 2014
A global campaign is leading the charge to end animal testing for cosmetics.