Australia passes bill to ban animal testing on cosmetics

australia bans animal testing

The Australian government has passed a bill banning cosmetic animal testing in Australia in a move that will save thousands of animals each year from unnecessary suffering.  This week, Australia’s Senate has passed the Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017, which effectively bans cosmetic animal testing nationwide and saves thousands of animals a year More...

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boohoo bans wool
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Boohoo has just become the first major retailer to ban wool

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has just become the first major fashion retailer to commit to banning the sale of products containing wool thanks to the shocking cruelty sheep suffer in the wool industry. Online More...

los angeles bans fur
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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City of Los Angeles becomes largest city in the US to ban fur

The Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur in L.A., which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2021. Los Angeles has joined the likes of San Francisco in banning the More...

Kellogg's ends animal testing
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Kellogg’s ends animal testing after 65 years

After striking a deal with vegan animal rights charity PETA, food giant Kellogg’s has agreed to end its use of animals in ‘harmful and deadly’ tests for food products or ingredients.  Following More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Luxury online fashion retailer Farfetch bans the sale of fur

Luxury online fashion retailer Farfetch will no longer allow the sale of animal fur on its website from December 2019. Online fashion retailer Farfetch, who stock a wide range of luxury designer fashion for men More...

farmer sends lambs to animal sanctuaries
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Sheep farmer ‘too upset’ to slaughter flock of lambs sends them to animal sanctuaries

A Worcestershire-based charity, Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, has had a special delivery after a sheep farmer who couldn’t bear the thought of sending his herd to slaughter handed in his entire flock of male More...

boohoo selling real fur as faux
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Fashion retailer Boohoo warned by Advertising Standards Agency for advertising real fur as faux

Fashion retailer Boohoo has been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) after it was found to be advertising a jumper containing real fur that was marketed as faux.  Tests conducted by animal rights More...

cctv in scottish abattoirs
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Mandatory CCTV in Scottish abattoirs will come into effect under new laws

New legislation will be introduced to the Scottish Parliament this year that will make CCTV in Scottish abattoirs mandatory to improve welfare standards of farmed animals.  Last year, CCTV for abattoirs in England More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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One in 12 people will tuck into a vegan or vegetarian Christmas Day meal in the UK this year

One in 12 people in the UK will be enjoying an entirely vegan or vegetarian Christmas Day meal this year according to research from the UK’s largest supermarket.  According to new research from Tesco, one More...

why you shouldn't eat turkey at christmas
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Vegan charity encourages consumers to ditch turkey this Christmas with free vegan ‘turkey’ samples

This December, animal welfare charity Viva! is visiting three cities to raise awareness about the emotional intelligence and complex behaviour of turkeys and to hand out FREE vegan turkey samples. Viva! are visiting More...