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Monday, 11 March 2013

EU bans animal testing

Level: Advanced / C1

An EU ban on the sale of cosmetics tested on animals has come into effect. Read this short article about it and answer the following questions:
1) How many countries are in the EU?
2) True or false: products tested on animals outside the EU can still be sold in the EU
3) Which famous people helped the animal rights groups?
4) What is the ECEAE?
5) Why are cosmetic companies concerned about the ban?


Answers below!




ANSWERS!


1) 27
2) False
3) Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Siena Miller
4) European Coalition to End Animal Experiments
5) It could put Europe at a competitive disadvantage in a global market.

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