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Cosmetic Animal Testing Will Be Banned in Taiwan by 2019


Taiwan is one of the most popular vegan destinations in Asia. Now, the country has decided to ban cosmetic animal testing.

A bill was proposed to end animal cruelty in the beauty industry April of last year. It was promoted by Humane Society International (HSI), who partnered with the Taiwan SPCA, to launch the successful #BeCrueltyFree campaign, and was just passed by parliament last week.

“The #BeCrueltyFree Taiwan campaign, a partnership between HSI and the Taiwan SPCA, played a decisive role in securing this victory. Representatives from both these organizations worked closely with bill sponsors, legislators Wang YuMin and Zhuang Rui Xiong, along with key government ministries to advance the legislation. We gained the support of Taiwanese celebrities and launched innovative campaign strategies such as creating an educational video cartoon to play in taxi cabs across Taipei to harness public support for the ban,” said Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States.

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In fact, the #BeCrueltyFree campaign will affect more than 1.7 billion consumers in 34 global markets. Although, it will not be taken into full effect until 2019.

However, this ban will not include exported products from other countries that have undergone animal testing. The #BeCrueltyFree campaign will continue their work to finally ban imported animal-tested beauty products.

To help the Humane Society stop the sale of animal-tested beauty products, you can sign their petition at humanesociety.org.





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