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Say goodbye to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe

Say goodbye to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe

You probably thought that it ended years ago but cosmetic testing on animals is widespread in Europe. Until now. After over 20 years of campaigning, ethical beauty retailer The Body Shop and non-profit organisation Cruelty Free International have finally seen their efforts come to fruition with the announcement that the import and sale of animal tested cosmetic products and ingredients is to be banned in the EU on March 11 2013. From that date, anyone who wants to sell new cosmetic products and ingredients in the EU must not test them on animals anywhere in the world. This includes toiletries and beauty products from soap to toothpaste. It's been a slow and very long road to get animal testing banned in Europe. Here's the timeline: 1898 - The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) was founded to campaign against all forms of animal testing 1973 - The BUAV fi...

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