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EU bans sale of all Animal-tested cosmetics


13th March, 2013 'eople in E(rope will no longer be able to b(# cosmetics that were teste) on animals. The E(ropean *nion has banne) all cosmetics that were )e%elope) (sing animal testing. The E* is also asking other co(ntries to )o the same. The total ban +ollows an earlier one +rom &00,- when companies co(l) test on animals +or serio(s h(man health iss(es. Tonio $org- the E*.s commissioner +or health- sai) the ban- /gi%es an important signal on the %al(e that E(rope attaches to animal wel+are0. Mr $org sai) the E* wo(l) help the in)(str# +in) )i++erent wa#s o+ )e%eloping new cosmetics. 1e sai) this wo(l)- /set an e2ample o+ responsible inno%ation in cosmetics witho(t an# compromise on cons(mer sa+et#0. 3nimal rights campaigners sa# the ban is an important %ictor#. The# ha%e campaigne) +or )eca)es against animal testing. 3 spokesman +rom the Ro#al Societ# +or the 're%ention o+ "r(elt# to 3nimals charit# sai): 03nimal testing in the name o+ bea(t# has ne%er been acceptable.0 1e a))e) the work +or animal rights acti%ists was not o%er. 0This is a great )a# +or animals b(t4there are still man# animals being (se) across the worl) to )e%elop cosmetics-0 he sai). "osmetics companies were %er# angr# o%er the new law. 3 "osmetics E(rope spokesman sai) E(ropean companies wo(l) +all behin) in )e%eloping new pro)(cts. 1e a))e) that- /cons(mers in E(rope won5t ha%e access to new pro)(cts0. So(rces: BBC / NY Times / Metro

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a7 "osmetics teste) on animals will be banne) in E(rope +rom ne2t #ear. b7 3 ban was intro)(ce) in &00, b(t it wasn.t a total ban. c7 3n E* spokesperson sai) E(rope thinks animal wel+are is important. )7 The E* will not help cosmetics companies )e%elop )i++erent metho)s. e7 3nimal rights campaigners were not happ# with the ban. +7 3 charit# spokesperson sai) there was more work to be )one. g7 "osmetics companies were not happ# with the sit(ation on animal testing. h7 3n in)(str# spokesperson s(ggeste) c(stomers wo(l) ha%e less choice. T/8 T/8 T/8 T/8 T/8 T/8 T/8 T/8

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