Three shocking things to note:
- A vast amount of personal products still include animal derived ingredients such as beeswax, gelatine and lanolin.
- A vast amount of products and component ingredients are still tested on animals before making it to market.
- Worst of all – animal derived ingredients and animal testing are completely unnecessary because there are cruelty-free alternatives for everything you could possibly need in your day to day life.
UK supermarket animal testing policies:
Note of caution: Although their products may not be tested on animals, please be aware they may still contain animal derived ingredients and we advise you to check the labels for this and contact them directly if you’re unsure of anything.
The following supermarket chains have confirmed to us that they DO NOT TEST on animals for their own brand products:
Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Lidl, M&S, Morrisons, Nisa, Sainsburys, Tesco, Waitrose, WholeFoods Market
We have yet to hear back from:
Booths, Budgens, Costcutter, Iceland, Londis, Mace, Ocado, Spar
The following supermarkets do not stock own brand products:
Last updated 16.08.14 – currently contacting all retailers again.
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