Tell Nestea to Stop Abusing Animals
  • Petitioned Paul Bulcke

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Paul Bulcke
CEO, Nestle
Brad Alford

Tell Nestea to Stop Abusing Animals

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      People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

 

Before taking your next sip of tea, check the label on the bottle because you may be drinking a cupful of cruelty to animals. Nestlé, the maker of Nestea, is testing and paying others to conduct painful and deadly tea tests on animals. The company has caused animals to suffer simply to investigate the possible health benefits linked to tea products and ingredients, even though not one of these experiments is legally required for beverage manufacturers, and regulators have stated that animal tests are not sufficient to prove a health claim about a product.

In these cruel tests, mice and rats were tormented and then killed by such means as decapitation. The following are some details of the horrors endured by the animals used in Nestea's tea experiments:

  • Mice bred to suffer from brain dysfunction and rapid aging were fed green-tea extracts and then locked in a dark chamber, only to receive painful electric shocks to their feet; the mice were then killed.
  • Mice bred to suffer from muscle degeneration were fed green-tea extracts, after which experimenters cut open the animals' leg muscles and then decapitated them.
  • Experimenters injected toxic chemicals into mice to destroy insulin-producing cells, causing the animals to develop diabetes. After this cruel procedure, the mice were force-fed tea extracts and then killed.
  • Rats made to suffer from high fat and cholesterol levels were forced to consume tea extracts through a tube that was forced down their throats; the rats were then killed and dissected.

Modern, cruelty-free research methods are available and are in use by other leading beverage companies around the world. We need YOU to join us in telling Nestea to ditch its cruel-tea to animals and to use non-animal methods instead.

Please take a moment to ask Nestea to stop testing on animals and join other brands—such as Lipton, Arizona, Snapple, Honest Tea, Tazo, Twinings, Stash Tea, Celestial Seasonings, Luzianne Tea, and others—that don't experiment on animals.

 

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    • l n JERUSALEM, PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, OCCUPIED
      • almost 3 years ago

      is it so difficult for you to stop TESTING on animals? FOR GODS SAKE , START acting human... or is testing animal the easiest UNACCOUNTABLE way for you to boost your market share ?! I WILL STOP BUYING FROM NESTEA.

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    • L D BATH, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, SWEDEN
      • about 3 years ago

      GET A REAL JOB! Not entailing killing innocent small animals..

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    • Pat Whitlock ATHENS, GA
      • about 3 years ago

      because animals have souls and feelings too. they may not think like us, but they sure as hell feel like us.

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    • Patti Held MASSILLON, OH
      • about 3 years ago

      Have you no shame? I will not buy anything endorsed by you!!

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    • Cristina Sebastian CALVIA, MALLORCA, SPAIN
      • about 3 years ago

      Vivisection is not only extremely cruel, and talks about a company´s ethics and morality, but it´s totally unnecessary. These days there are other ways that don´t involve hurting animals, and are very reliable. Stop this insanity, it´s disgusting that a company that makes so much money cannot invest in machines to do the testing, instead of using poor innocent animals.

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