Regulation & Safety

Virginia bans animal testing

Virginia bans animal testing

By Deanna Utroske

On Tuesday, the state passed legislation requiring cosmetics and personal care makers to use alternate forms of testing, and authorizing the Attorney General to enforce the ban and fine violators.

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The Body Shop launches new campaign for UN animal testing ban

By Deanna Utroske

The Natura brand is, for the first time, promoting its animal testing ban initiative in public spaces in the US. The company is hoping to inspire millions of people to sign a petition calling on the United Nations to end animal testing of cosmetics and...

Next level palm oil sustainability: RSPO launch

Next level palm oil sustainability: RSPO launch

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has released an ‘add-on’ module to its already well-established certification for sustainably-produced palm oil: RSPO NEXT.