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Intergroup meeting: the use of animals for cosmetics testing in the EU

On 28/03/2019, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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This morning, the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals discussed the continued use of animals for testing the safety of cosmetic ingredients in the EU. The EU Cosmetics Regulation, adopted in 2013, established an important precedent worldwide by banning animal testing for cosmetic products and for their ingredients. Last year, the Resolution adopted […]

Intergroup meeting: the protection of whistleblowers

On 14/03/2019, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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This morning, the Intergroup on the Welfare and the Conservation of Animals gathered to discuss the protection of whistleblowers, the people who “report (within the organisation concerned or to an outside authority) or disclose (to the public) information on a wrongdoing obtained in a work-related context”. Whistleblowers are necessary to ensure the exposure of illegal […]