Taiwan FDA Eliminates Cruel Food Safety Tests on Animals

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) updated its health-food safety testing regulations, which will now prioritize widely recognized non-animal test methods—a landmark move that follows PETA’s recommendation to accept animal-free test methods approved by international regulatory bodies. With the TFDA’s adoption of our recommendation, there should be little to no health-food safety tests on animals in Taiwan going forward.

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