PETA Persuades Food Flavors and Colors Manufacturer to End Animal Tests

After discussions with PETA, Milwaukee-based Sensient Technologies Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of flavors and fragrances and the world’s largest manufacturer of certified food colors, has enacted a new policy banning all animal tests that are not required by law. Prior to this, in 2018, Sensient contributed to experiments in which 64 mice were injected with a chemical and fed another chemical that together induced colitis and colorectal cancer. The animals were also force-fed a food additive and then killed and dissected.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind