Media Advisory – Senate Committee Examines Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Bill

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ – The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act will be examined by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology tomorrow. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, and representatives from Humane Society International will speak to its importance in Canada and in the global cruelty-free products movement.

 Bill S-214 would prohibit cosmetic animal testing in Canada and the sale of cosmetic products or ingredients that have been newly tested elsewhere in the world. Senator Stewart Olsen spearheaded the legislation in consultation with Humane Society International/Canada and Animal Alliance of Canada as part of the largest campaign in history to end cosmetics animal testing and trade globally, #BeCrueltyFree.
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