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South Korea Animal Testing - Steps Taken to Reduce Testing, but Not All Testing is Banned

South Korea Animal Testing – Steps Taken to Reduce Testing, but Not All Testing is Banned

Recently South Korea launched a bill that would reduce animal testing. While this reduction is worth celebrating, it is being called a ban on animal testing. The truth is that it is not a ban on animal testing. A lot of animal testing will still occur in South Korea and should not be compared to other bans that have been put in place elsewhere in the world. The bill in South Korea would only ban …

#BeCrueltyFree Campaign Works to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in South Korea

#BeCrueltyFree Campaign Works to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in South Korea

Earlier, Logical Harmony brought you an update about the South Korea Animal Testing Bill Still in Progress. There has been a lot of online press that makes it sound as if this ban on animal testing is farther along in the approval process than it really is. Logical Harmony has been working closely with Humane Society International to make sure you get the truth about the situation about animal testing in South Korea. Currently, animal testing …

South Korea Animal Testing Bill Still in Progress

South Korea Animal Testing Bill Still in Progress

Working towards an animal testing ban in South Korea has been a huge focus for Humane Society International (HSI) this year. They are currently in South Korea to speak to policy makers about the proposed draft bill and encourage them to make the best decisions for animals. This press release was very important for me to share because I have been seeing a lot of reports stating that a ban has been approved and a …

New Zealand Government Urged to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing

New Zealand Government Urged to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing

From time to time, I like to share press releases from various animal organizations around the world with Logical Harmony readers. I try to keep these to a minimum and share only the most important items. This press release from Humane Society International is one that I consider to be very important. Currently, the New Zealand government is under pressure from four of the world’s largest animal organizations to enact a ban on animal testing. …

South Korea Animal Testing Ban News May Have Been Premature

South Korea Animal Testing Ban News May Have Been Premature

Last week the cruelty free blogging world was buzzing about a potential ban on animal testing in South Korea. What many blogs were posting was that animal testing on finished products was going to be banned. I did a lot of digging and could not find conclusive documentation to show that this was the case. In fact, very few reputable organizations were reporting that South Korea had changed their animal testing stance, much less implemented …

Campaigners Condemn Industry’s Legal Bid to Weaken EU Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban

Campaigners Condemn Industry’s Legal Bid to Weaken EU Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban

There is breaking news in the potential changes to the EU ban on animal testing! On November 25, 2014 Logical Harmony posted about about how an Industry Bid Could Overturn the EU Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban. In the most recent update from Humane Society International, that bid has been approved to go on to the European Court. The bid is seeking to allow EU cosmetics companies to use results from new animal testing conducted in non-EU countries to meet …

Industry Bid Could Overturn EU Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban

Industry Bid Could Overturn EU Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban

When I received this update from Humane Society International, I was completely shocked by what I was reading. If the EFfCI gets what they want, EU cosmetic companies can use the results from new animal testing in their ingredients. This is a big step back from the current EU ban on animal testing. I try to not share updates from organizations too often but felt that this one was too important to not post. Campaigners Await High Court …