“The Plate,” National Geographic • July 30, 2015
Animal rights activists are warning consumers that foods advertised as healthy might have something else surprising in common: animal testing. What’s more, there’s almost no way to know for sure. Continue reading “Want to Know if Your Food Was Tested on Animals? Good Luck.”
“The Plate,” National Geographic • July 16, 2015
Executives at pasta giant Barilla recently made a surprising announcement: The company will ban animal testing throughout its operations immediately, and plans to require members of its supply chain to do the same.
“We believe, big time, that this is the right commitment,” says Luca Virginio, chief communication officer of Barilla. “Animal testing is absolutely against the way we interpret our role in the society.”
But that begs a bigger question: Since when do food companies worry about animal testing? Continue reading “One by One, Food Companies Pledge to Quit Animal Testing”