After discussions with PETA, Fuji Oil Holdings Inc.—a leading producer of oils, fats, confectionery ingredients, and soy—confirmed that it will no longer fund, conduct, or commission tests on animals in order to make health claims about its products. In experiments previously funded and conducted by the company, rats and mice were starved, force-fed, and injected with harmful chemicals before their necks were broken and they were dissected.
“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