Today, animal testing; cosmetics, cleaning products, food industry It is still used in many areas such as and on many products. In our country, there are 135 test centers, both public and private.
In addition to the ethical inconvenience of animal experiments; methods applied on animals are insufficient and uncertain in mimicking the effects that can be seen on humans. The reliability and suitability of the agents can be tested with many alternative scientific methods that do not involve animal testing.
For this reason, in the world Animal testing in 40 countries and 3 US states, The inclusion of products in the production and placing on the market is prohibited.
Our most important task in this regard is to research, raise awareness and raise awareness of ourselves and our environment. Preferring non-animal-free products, showing sensitivity and asking questions will increase supply and demand, as well as contribute to the fact that companies attach importance to this issue and create awareness in the society.
The first thing we can do to increase the demand for non-animal products in the market is to identify non-animal products and move towards purchasing and using these products. There are various institutions that audit and certify that companies and products do not conduct animal testing at the stages of procurement, content, production and release to the market. In the face of the certification they have made, these institutions belong to the company, the product, the institution. cruelty-free give the right to own the logo.
Accepted worldwide There are 4 major cruelty-free inspection agencies, when you see these logos; It means that the product in your hand has not been tested on animals during its production and has been certified by the following institutions.
Cruelty Free Logos
1. PETA's Bunny Logo
The company signs a document stating that it will not test the contents of its products and during production, and that it will not request testing from another institution, and it has this logo.
2. CCIC Leaping Bunny Logo
It is imperative that animal tests are not performed at all stages such as the development and production of the product, and also raw material suppliers should not do animal testing.
It can be said to be the most reliable certified logo, as regular inspections are made and agreements are renewed every year.
3-4. Cruelty-Free International (Leaping Bunny, BUAV) & Choose Cruelty Free Bunny Logo
It is the certified logo that companies take to prove that there is no animal test in the content and production stages of their products.
In 2021, BUAV and CCF officially merged. Currently, all CCF approved companies and products have been given the opportunity to become certified by BUAV.
Do All Products Without The Cruelty Free Logo Test On Animals?
Although some companies do not conduct animal experiments on their products, they do not have the above logos or any information about it on the product. If you want to get information about this subject; You can send an e-mail to the company, or you can contact us for information on social media channels such as instagram and twitter. It is also important to request information in order to create a perception of sensitivity in companies.
In our modern world, where it is very easy to reach information, but it is also difficult to reach clean and accurate information, reading and researching a lot will bring us closer to the right information step by step. Let's take a step to end the cruelty of our animal friends and protect them, let's look for bunny logos in the products we buy and do a lot of research.
- No Experiment Association
- Ethical Elephant
- Vegan Newspaper
- Ethical Choices