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

After discussions with PETA and Taiwan-based Kindness to Animals, Vitalon Foods Group—the third-largest health food company in Taiwan and maker of Super Supau, Taiwan’s best-selling brand of sports drink—banned animal tests not explicitly required by law. From 2005 to 2019, Vitalon and its subsidiary YEC Biotechnology Co. conducted or funded at least 12 laboratory experiments that involved at least 1,038 animals in attempts to justify marketing claims about the supposed human health benefits of its products.


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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