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Skin allergy tests to go animal-free following ‘first-of-its-kind’ toxicology testing approval

“We can expect to see an immediate global shift away from using animals in skin sensitization tests.” A ‘first-of-its kind’ toxicology test that could potentially save countless animals from suffering in experiments has been approved. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has approved a three-pronged approach developed by BASF and the Swiss fragrance …

Boiling lobsters alive could be banned in new UK animal welfare bill

“We’re proud to have some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world and we are fully committed to strengthening them further to ensure all animals avoid any unnecessary pain, distress or suffering.” Boiling lobsters alive could soon be banned under new proposed animal welfare laws being chalked out by the UK government. It …

Alan Cumming says meat on COP26 menu is like ‘serving beer at an Alcoholics Anonymous’

The Scots actor called offering meat on the summit’s menu ‘irresponsible’ and likened it to ‘serving beer at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting’. Actor and activist Alan Cumming has demanded plant-based foods be served at the COP26 – an environment-focused political event to be held in Glasgow this November. He compared serving meat at the conference …

Carolina Herrera, Jean Paul Gaultier, and other Puig labels ditch exotic skins

The Spanish luxury fashion company ditching exotic skins signals ‘that no matter your taste in fashion, the skins of exotic animals have no place in fashion today.” Luxury fashion company Puig will no longer sell items made from the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other exotic animals. The commitment means that Puig owned companies—which include …

Activist and model Robyn Lawley praises serial vegan protestor for ‘storming’ KFC

Vegan activist Tash Peterson recently staged a protest at a KFC restaurant in Melbourne demanding it ends the ‘animal holocaust’. Australian model and activist Robyn Lawley has praised vegan activist Tash Peterson and her group for storming into a Melbourne KFC and staging an animal rights protest there. Peterson armed with fake blood and a …

Jaden Smith and his mom donate vegan personal care products for LA’s homeless community

“We wanted to just continue to extend ourselves and to help the broader community. That’s what we do.” Celebrity musician and social advocate Jaden Smith will be donating vegan hygiene products for homeless residents in Skid Row, Los Angeles. Smith is joined by his mom Jada Pinkett Smith, who owns personal care brand – Hey …

Footballer Christian Pulisic under fire over bizarre stunt with giant fish

“Abusing a threatened goliath grouper for a social media video is a new low, ”an animal rights group said reacting to the footballer’s viral video. Chelsea and USMNT midfielder Christian Pulisic has come under fire after posting a video of him doing kick-ups above a goliath grouper in the water whilst on holiday. In the …

Luxury outerwear company Moose Knuckles to ban fur as part of sustainability drive

“The steps we are announcing are very much a reflection of the voices of the communities we engage with and our team’s commitment to play a key role in creating a more sustainable mother earth.” Moose Knuckles, a Montreal-based luxury outerwear and sportswear brand, has pledged to stop using fur by the end of 2022. …

Dame Judi Dench, Nathalie Emmanuel, and more celebs join Stella McCartney’s anti-fur campaign

Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Judi Dench, Mary McCartney, Leona Lewis, Nathalie Emmanuel, Maggie Q and more have joined forces with the luxury designer in calling for more people to sign the global fur ban petition. Iconic British designer Stella McCartney has been joined by a host of fellow celebrities and influencers to call for a …

Canada Goose commits to stop buying and using fur by end of 2022

“This is a significant step forward toward building a more humane and sustainable world.” Luxury clothing brand Canada Goose has announced it will stop buying fur by the end of 2021. It will also stop manufacturing with it by the end of 2022. The decision comes after years of campaigning by PETA and other animal …

Vegan dad forces primary school to change ‘cow’s milk or water’ discriminatory rule

He was told his daughter could only have cow’s milk as part of the school’s milk scheme. A primary school in Solihull has agreed to allow a student to bring soya milk into school taking a U-turn on its policy of only offering cow’s milk or water. Discrimination case The case came to light after …