Taiwan’s Largest Health Food Company Issues Historic Ban on Animal Testing

After discussions with PETA, Standard Foods Group—the largest health food company in Taiwan and a licensee of PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats Company there—has become Taiwan’s first major food and beverage company to ban animal tests not required by law, which it previously conducted or funded to make human health claims for marketing its products. This lifesaving decision by Standard Foods is poised to influence other food and beverage companies in Taiwan—and elsewhere around the world—to follow suit.

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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