Most people would never want to hurt an animal and it would never occur
to many of us that animals are put through agonizing tests for the products we may buy. Did mice lose their lives so
that Procter and Gamble could see if your toothpaste really whitened your teeth? Was your bleach poured in the eyes
and down the throats of rabbits? Is it any safer to drink? Please, you can make a difference. Don't buy
while they die!
No laws require product or cosmetic testing on animals. These tests do not make the products
safe, they simply protect corporations from lawsuits. Procter and Gamble alone kills 80,000 animals a year, for products
like Secret, Iams, Downy, Ivory, Tide, Crest, and Cover Girl. They've blinded animals and poisened them by dripping
substances into rabbits' eyes, smearing them onto guinea pigs' abraded skin, forcing them down the throats of mice, and filling
rats' cages with their fumes. The animals shake, vomit, bleed from their nose and mouth, and then die. And those
products are not any safer.
More than 550 companies such as Seventh Generation, Tom's of Maine, Paul Mitchell Systems,
Kiss My Face, Amway, Revoln, Estee Lauder, the Body Shop, Avon, and Banana Boat make cosmetics and other products without
testing them on animals. Many of these products contain no animal ingerdients as well.
Every purchase you make
can be a vote for kindness and compassion, or just more darkness and death. Buy Tom's of Maine toothpaste, Kiss My Face
soap and sunblock, and Seventh Generation bleach. These products are offered at a variety of stores, from Whole Foods
and Henry's, to Albertsons.
For a complete list of companies that do and do not test on animals,
please follow the links.