The Current | Mar 14, 2013 | 24:00
New European regulations forbid testing cosmetics on animals
The European Union is forcing a final makeover of its multi-billion-dollar cosmetics industry, banning all animal testing in products and ingredients and eliminating any exceptions. The industry says it leaves it out-of-sync with Asian markets and out-of-luck with alternatives for certain tests for allergies and even cancer. But in Canada, one cosmetics firm found alternative tests long ago. We'll tell you more.