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Beauty companies remove ethical testing ‘Leaping Bunny’ logo to take advantage of Chinese demand

  In Europe consumer demand, as well as law changes, has seen many companies move away from animal testing on cosmetics products. In the UK, animal testing has been banned since 1998, and an EU ban on the marketing of animal-tested cosmetics is due to roll out next year. However, the Humane Society International (HIS) says that cosmetics company L’Occitane joins French companies Yves Rocher and Caudalie, and American company Mary Kay in being stripped of the internationally recognized Humane Standards certification, an official signifier of ethical and cruelty-free testing… Read more