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EPA announces plan to end required animal tests for chemical safety testing

WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 10, 2019 —The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine praised an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to phase out animal testing of chemical products. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced today that animal testing will be substantially reduced in six years and phased out by 2035. The change comes after years of work by […]

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California Gov. Brown Signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 1, 2018 – The Physicians Committee applauds California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, into law on Fri., Sept. 28. Authored by Sen. Cathleen Galgiani and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, SB 1249 will make it unlawful for […]