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Canceled --Join the Environmental Committee (and us) for Earth Day!

Canceled due to impending bad weather.

PSFC (No) Animal Testing List

Howdy readers!
We finally have some substantial research to post here for your use regarding which co-op products are not tested on animals and which are.

The good news is that many of the products we carry are registered as cruelty-free either with Leaping Bunny (more stringent) or Cruelty-Free (less stringent).  You can find an overview of the two no-animal-testing certifications and information about company policies we created at that link.

The bad news is that there are still a number of products we carry that are produced by companies who still test on animals. 

Our spreadsheet: The spreadsheet lists the majority of the items carried in aisles 4 and 5 -- household and personal care products.  The US doesn't require any company to test household or personal care products on animals and PSFC's Environmental Policy says that we avoid carrying products tested on animals.  (Specifically that one of the criteria for co-op products is:  "Avoiding animal testing by s…