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Vegan beauty: future, present, or passing fad?

You might say vegan/cruelty-free beauty is poised to have its moment. New Zealand and India have banned cosmetic testing on animals altogether, and on June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, which is expected to significantly reduce animal testing in the United States. The act drew wide support from several organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States and the Physicians Committee for...

Spotlight on the founder of PETA Ingrid Newkirk

Ingrid Newkirk grew up in India, where she recalls seeing animals dying on the streets in cities like Calcutta and Mumbai. For more than a quarter century as the co-founder and president, she has led People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, universally known by its acronym, PETA, has advocated – no, proselytized for total abstinence from anything that hurts or diminishes animals, beginning with eating or wearing them.