Russia has scrapped its Sanitary Government Registration (SGR) as part of an overhaul of the regulations surrounding cosmetic imports; the registration used to confirm that imported products conformed to the sanitary requirements of the Single Customs Union (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan). A Declaration of Conformity to Technical Regulations (DOC TR) – which places responsibility for [...]
The tragic, but inspiring, story of one woman’s quest for justice in her local community has resulted in a significant victory for health freedom. Sofia Gatica, an ordinary, working-class mother from Argentina, successfully mobilized more than a dozen of her neighbors to fight the indiscriminate spraying of Monsanto’s Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide and other chemicals near [...]
Cruelty Free International, the new organization established by the BUAV, is delighted to announce the support of singer-songwriter Joss Stone for its mission to end product testing on animals worldwide. Joss Stone states: “I’m proud to support Cruelty Free International. At last someone has stepped up to the plate to take on the task of [...]
Sales of ethical goods and services – ranging from groceries and household items to financial products and funerals – have remained resilient despite the economic downturn, according to a new report from the Co-operative Group. Overall, they increased by almost 9% in 2010, up from £43bn (EUR 52bn) to £46.8bn (EUR 56bn). Since 1999, sales [...]
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