PETA received a complaint that Young Living, a major essential oil company that sells worldwide, was using mink oil in its products. During conversations with the company, PETA explained that this oil is directly linked to the cruel fur industry and urged it to replace the oil with comparable, cruelty-free plant oils. The company looked into the issue and said that its research and development team decided to reformulate the products that contained mink oil. Young Living will no longer obtain mink oil and will soon announce when the new cruelty-free formulations will be available for its customers.
“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