Animal rights group hits out at government over cosmetics testing

By Ashish Sareen (August 11, 2022, 6.15pm BST) – An animal welfare group is taking legal action against the UK government, accusing it of ending a longstanding ban on testing cosmetics and their ingredients on animals.

Cruelty Free International said on Monday it had obtained High Court permission in mid-July to seek judicial review of the Home Office – the government department responsible for regulating animal testing in the UK.

Kerry Postlewhite, director of government and regulatory affairs at CFI, said the advocacy organization is looking into whether the long-standing effective ban on cosmetic animal testing remains in effect following a. ..

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