EU Hopes To Make Animal-Test Ban Global Model
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The EU marketing ban on cosmetics containing ingredients tested on animals is in effect, and the European Commission is turning attention to filling gaps in the area of non-animal alternative tests and supporting global efforts to end animal testing for cosmetics.
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