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‘Take the CruelTEA Plunge’

Written by PETA | November 3, 2011

Do you take your tea with a dash of blood? How about a spoonful of dead mouse? PETA’s new parody of a Nestea commercial from the ’80s shows viewers why they should avoid the brand and “take the CruelTEA plunge“:

Nestea insists on testing on mice and rats in an attempt to make health claims—despite the fact that U.S. and European regulators have stated that tests on animals are not sufficient to prove health claims about food and beverage products. One test involved locking highly social mice in dark chambers and painfully shocking their sensitive feet. In another test, experimenters injected mice with chemicals to make them develop diabetes and then force-fed them tea ingredients.

Share the new ad on Facebook and Twitter to urge everyone you know to “take the CruelTEA plunge” by pledging to drink only cruelty-free tea. Please also click here to urge Nestea to stop testing on animals. Unless you want to quench a thirst for cruelty, Nestea is one brand to avoid like the plague.


Written by Heather Faraid Drennan

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  • Anita Alfonso says:

    How sad to find out that something that seems so far removed from animals is in fact part of the process of cruelty I am adamantly against. So long Nestea!!

  • Leslie Glaner says:

    They should be ashamed! Thank you for making me more aware…never again will I buy Nestea