July 30, 2012
Ricky Gervais Raps Cosmetics Companies for Testing on Animals and Abandoning Ethics to Sell Products in China
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais lashed out against cosmetics companies that put profit before compassion and test on animals to sell their products in China, where the practice often is required by law.
July 9, 2012
Sir Paul McCartney has given his backing to The HSUS and HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
July 6, 2012
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Issue Statement on Urban Decay Decision to Abandon China Sales
Humane Society International and The HSUS are issuing the following statement in response to an announcement from cosmetics giant Urban Decay that it has cancelled plans to market its products in China, a country that requires animal testing for cosmetics
May 21, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.
April 24, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the launch of the Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever worldwide effort to stamp out animal testing for beauty products.
April 23, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International have launched the largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics — Be Cruelty-Free.
March 12, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses a partnership between the Environmental Protection Agency and L'Oreal to evaluate non-animal methods of testing substances in cosmetics.
December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
December 1, 2011
The HSUS sent letters from 26,688 members of the public to 388 federally-funded colleges and universities, urging the schools to adopt a formal policy that would protect animals in their laboratories from severe pain and distress.
November 17, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, whose Leaping Bunny Program is the gold standard for certifying companies producing cosmetic, personal care, and household products that are not tested on animals.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 23, 2011
The HSUS leads a global effort to accelerate the replacement of animals in research with more modern techniques. We will harness the momentum of scientific advances and an increasing concern for animal welfare to replace animals in experiments entirely.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
July 15, 2011
A video from our vaults shows that styles may change, but the basics of being a responsible pet owner are timeless.
May 24, 2011
Several rescued pet rats, once the victims of an animal hoarder, have found new homes with HSUS staff members.
March 29, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Launching New Database on Animal Welfare Enforcement
The HSUS applauds the USDA for launching a new database to increase public access to information regarding research facilities and other entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 24, 2011
Citizens from across Maine will meet with their lawmakers Thursday at the capitol and urge them to pass a variety of important animal welfare bills during Humane Lobby Day 2011. The HSUS and Maine Friends of Animals are sponsoring the event.
March 17, 2011
In light of government reports showing that Wake Forest University has failed to follow minimal standards of care for animals in laboratories, The HSUS urges the university to adopt a policy to prohibit animals in its care from experiencing severe pain and distress.
January 3, 2011
The HSUS and North Star Rescue worked together with A&E's Hoarders television show to remove about 2,000 pet rats from a hoarding situation in Southern California.
December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.