10.01.2013

Juice Beauty Pulls Out of Chinese Market

As we all know China requires animal testing by law for beauty products to be sold, so when a company chooses principles over profit and decides to pull out of the Chinese market, it is a great milestone.

Juice Beauty did a great thing and decided to join a growing list of companies that will not sell in China until those required animal testing laws vanish.

Michelle Kretzer | www.peta.org -- Juice Beauty has ended sales in China until the government's requirements for tests on animals for cosmetics are lifted. The company had been selling its products in China, where tests on animals are required for cosmetics, but after talks with PETA about the cruel tests on rabbits, mice, and other animals that the Chinese government requires, Juice decided to remove its products from the Chinese market and stay true to its cruelty-free principles.

For this compassionate move, PETA is proud to recognize Juice Beauty with our Courage in Commerce Award.


Juice joins a growing list of companies that have chosen principles over profit and pulled their products out of China, including Paul Mitchell Systems, Dermalogica, Pangea Organics, and Nature's Gate. And other top companies, including NYX, Urban Decay, and 100% Pure, have pledged not even to enter the Chinese market until the animal-testing requirements vamoose.

They may not have to wait long. When PETA first broke the story that some companies claiming to be cruelty-free were secretly paying for tests on animals in China, we immediately initiated a unique effort to put an end to these cruel cosmetics testing requirements and save animals' lives. PETA was the first animal rights group to join forces with the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), the leading experts in the field, to work on this issue, and together we've made tremendous progress.

Thanks in part to grants from PETA, scientists from IIVS have set up training laboratories at four universities in China and have been training Chinese scientists in non-animal testing methods. With these PETA-funded scientists' help, the government is in the process of approving the country's first non-animal testing method for cosmetics and now has a five-year plan for the acceptance of all non-animal testing methods used in the European Union.

post signature

Congratulations, Juice Beauty! You've earned it!

2 comments:

  1. Just discovered your blog it's fab! I try to incorporate a lot of cruelty free stuff in my blog too!

    www.makeupmonster.ie

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoy my blog and use cruelty-free stuff as well! I will check your blog out now :)

      Delete

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog! I would love to hear from you, so please leave me a comment and I will get back to you just as soon as I can. :)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...