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.
February 19, 2016
Breaking Through Barriers: A New Approach to Autism Research Offers Hope to Families And Spares Animal Lives
As technology advances, a growing number of scientists have abandoned animal testing. Researcher Alysson Muotri, who now uses baby teeth to study autism, is one of them.
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.
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
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.
May 30, 2014
Reckitt Benckiser, the manufacturer of d-Con® and the sole hold-out fighting the Environmental Protection Agency requirements to make rat and mouse poisons safer, has agreed to stop selling some of its products.
May 12, 2014
A California Superior Court on Friday denied the request of the maker of D-Con to delay implementation of a state regulation prohibiting the retail sale of its products and other second generation anti-coagulant rodenticides as of July 1, 2014.
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 24, 2014
Ricky Gervais, on behalf of The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free USA campaign, is urging the United States to end cosmetics animal testing and the manufacture and sale of animal-tested cosmetics.
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.
September 26, 2013
Leona Lewis and Owain Yeoman Photo Campaign Says Bunnies are for Hugging, Not Hurting in Cosmetics Tests
“The Mentalist” star Owain Yeoman and Grammy-nominated singer Leona Lewis are showing bunnies some love this International Rabbit Day.
August 8, 2013
Bindhu Pamarthi, Miss DC 2013, signed The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free pledge in an effort to end animal testing for cosmetics in the United States.
June 7, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formalized several policy recommendations designed to reduce animal tests in pesticide safety.
May 24, 2013
The Chemical Safety Improvement Act, a bipartisan bill which gives the Environmental Protection Agency increased authority to ask for information about industrial chemicals and supports the use of approaches that do not rely on animal testing, was introduced in Congress this week.
May 9, 2013
In the wake of an Australian investigation into cosmetics’ brands and inaccurate information provided to consumers, Humane Society International urges companies to join forces with its global campaign Be Cruelty-Free and end animal testing.
May 2, 2013
CeeTox, Inc., a Leader in Safety Testing Without Animals, Wins The Humane Society of the United States Award for Corporate Progress
CeeTox, Inc. has been honored with the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award by The Humane Society of the United States for its work to replace the use of animals in chemical testing.
March 13, 2013
A global effort to end cosmetics testing on animals is generating support from Ke$ha, Colbie Caillat, Michael Vartan, Daniella Alonso, Francia Raisa, Torrey DeVitto, Fiona Gubelmann and Joanna Krupa who all are endorsing a campaign by The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International during the groups’ Be Cruelty Free Week.
March 12, 2013
The HSUS will bestow the inaugural Genesis Corporate Award on the global cosmetics company LUSH for raising awareness of animal protection issues through its ongoing commitment to creating cruelty-free products and for strenuously campaigning for animal-free testing in Europe and around the world