When it comes to grocery shopping, my goal is to go in, get the items I need quickly, and leave promptly.
I don’t like to spend a lot of time reading the labels of products that I know I need. As long as the item seems safe enough for me to use, then I’m buying it.
Up until now, I’ve never really given much thought to what goes into the production of the things I buy. I didn’t know, for example, that many household cleaners and other everyday items are tested on animals, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of animals each year.
If you’re an animal lover like myself, you probably find this completely unacceptable. Learn more about testing practices by checking out these 14 products that are made by companies who choose to put the lives of animals at risk.
The SC Johnson company tests their products in the eyes of animal subjects. They also force animals to ingest cleaners to ensure that they are safe for accidental consumption.
The testing of liquid detergents on animal skin has caused many animals to suffer severe chemical burns.
Since 2000, Johnson & Johnson has reduced their animal cruelty practices by nearly 65 percent, but they’re still a long way from doing away with them completely.