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People in Europe will no [longer / longing] be able to buy cosmetics that were tested on animals. The European Union has [binned / banned] all cosmetics that were developed [using / uses] animal testing. The EU is also asking other countries to do the [same / similar] . The total ban follows an earlier one from 2009, when companies could test on animals for [series / serious] human health issues. Tonio Borg, the EU's [commission / commissioner] for health, said the ban, “gives an important signal on the [value / valve] that Europe attaches [at / to] animal welfare". Mr Borg said the EU would help the industry find different ways of [development / developing] new cosmetics. He said this would, “set an example of responsible innovation in cosmetics without any compromise on consumer [safe / safety] ".

Animal rights campaigners say the ban is an [important / importance] victory. They have campaigned for [decade / decades] against animal testing. A spokesman from the Royal Society for the [Prevention / Prevents] of Cruelty to Animals charity said: "Animal testing [in / on] the name of beauty has never been [accepts / acceptable] ." He added the work for animal rights activists was not [under / over] . "This is a great day for animals but…there are still many animals being [uses / used] across the world to develop cosmetics," he said. Cosmetics companies were very [angry / anger] over the new law. A Cosmetics Europe spokesman said European companies would [fall / lose] behind in developing new products. He added that, “consumers in Europe won’t have [access / accesses] to new products".

 


 
 

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