Persuasive Animal Testing Essay

Each year millions of animals are brutally tortured in cosmetic laboratories for the sake of cosmetic purposes. Most cosmetic companies around the world are allowed and continue to use the barbaric act of testing their harmful products on animals. Cosmetic testing on animals is an inhumane and horrid act that shouldn 't be allowed to continue in the United States, or anywhere around the world for its harsh outcomes on the animals being tested. The banning of cosmetic testing in European countries has gained a lot of recognition around the world as it may lead to the abandonment of animal testing in other countries, Like the United States. The act of testing cosmetic products or ingredients on animals is now illegal in some countries but is …show more content…
Some people truly might see animals as just being there, but in reality they are living creatures and they have feelings just like we humans do. Because animals cannot speak up for themselves and only we can speak up for the horrid acts that continue to happen in cosmetic laboratories, this means that only we can stop what continues to happen every day within the cosmetic industry . PETA, author of animal testing 101 explains that “More than 100 million animals every year suffer and die in cruel chemical, drug, food, and cosmetic tests.” PETA also states that “Unfortunately, things are different in the United States. As hard as it is to believe, animal experiments for cosmetics continue even though non-animal tests are widely available.” insisting that there are multiple alternatives of checking the harmful effects of chemicals on animals yet companies do not agree to use them. Due to significant technological advances, companies can now test their chemical on an imitation like tissue that is produced from real human cells. These human skin specimens can be grown and purchased for the use of skin …show more content…
In 2008, Europe banned any ingredient that had been tested on animals. And in 2013, Europe banned any imports that had ingredients that had been tested on animals. Europe took a large step in making a difference that could soon end the world-wide use of cosmetic testing on animals. Europe hopes to encourage other countries to choose alternatives that don 't include the use of animal testing. Countries like Norway, India, Brazil, Korea and Israel have banned products that have been tested in laboratories using animals. We can only await the day that the great nation of the United States decides to make such a large but great decision in making all sorts of animal testing illegal. The abolishment of animal testing around Europe has been a great success and many still ask and wonder what it takes to make the Unites States realize that it would do nothing but benefit animals and the millions of people who oppose the testing of animals. To this day, people all around Europe still come together and celebrate such great accomplishment that the government agreed to banning products and ingredients that have been tested on animals. The United States has to soon realize that they need to follow in Europe 's footsteps by banning animal testing. There are some alternatives that large industries could switch to but yet decide to continue testing on innocent

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