Japan-based T.Hasegawa Co.—a multimillion-dollar top-10 leader in the global flavor and fragrance industry—agreed to ban all experiments on animals for the purpose of making health claims about its foods. It made the decision after talking with PETA about ways it could replace invasive and deadly animal tests with more effective, ethical, non-animal research methods.
“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