Actor Jacqueline Fernandez has sent a bunny-shaped vegan cake with the words "Be Sweet to Bunnies - Ban Animal-Tested Products" written in icing, along with a letter to Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan hoping to urge him to have a heart for animals.
Jacqueline, who is a vegan, was delighted to learn that after banning the testing of cosmetics and their ingredients on animals, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is now considering amending The Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945, to include a ban on the import and sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals anywhere in the world.
In her letter, Jacqueline has written, "There was no news sweeter to my ears than when I heard that your ministry included the new rule in The Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945, which bans the testing of cosmetics and their ingredients on animals in India in favour of modern, non-animal and human-relevant test methods.
Along with sending the vegan cake that accompanies this letter, I am writing to request that you be sweet to bunnies again by passing the proposed ban on the import and sale of cosmetics if they or their ingredients have been tested on animals".
She continues, "My many compassionate friends and I were thrilled to know that your ministry agrees that the only way to be a bunny's honey is to let bunnies live freely, as they should, and not by caging them and conducting painful tests on them for lipstick and mascara." (The Times of India)
Send one to the Sri Lankan Health Minister as well.
Minister Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:10 PM
Ummm who is this? Never heard of before!
Jacquelines_malli Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:11 PM
...and prepare cakes in the shape of elephants, deers, tigers, cows, chicken, goats, pigs etc... also... we can send to Food & Forest ministers too. (Give my regards to Salman ayya too)
Fair N Square Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:18 PM
wonder if she doesnt use leather products.. its all a show.. drama Queens.. seeking cheap publicity...
Bull Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:45 PM
Good one some canvas against animal rights but wear animal skin skirts and Jackets, Belts ect. Hypocrite's .. Shout against Animal Meat but would have a good Buriyani before the shout.
kama suthra Thursday, 10 July 2014 01:02 AM
And isnt she a partner of a non veg restaurant in Colombo Omg sure is a brilliant actress. Bon A petite madam chew on the flesh and continue acting. via DM iPad app
Adrian Thursday, 10 July 2014 01:13 AM
These people are talking about animal rights. How about Human Rights and Gang Rape? Cheap!
Devaka Thursday, 10 July 2014 06:17 AM
Well done! Ignore the idotic comments about human rights, etc.
Meril Thursday, 10 July 2014 08:59 AM
This is just a cheap stunt to get media attention.
Leena Thursday, 10 July 2014 10:11 AM
But she just opened a restaurant that serves all kinds of meat !
Heisenberg Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:36 PM
Day by day more and more people are becoming vegan! Most people become vegan not because of ethical or religious reasons but because of common sense. Those who want more information about veganism or a plant based diet please watch the documentary forks over knives or read one of the books below:
The China Study The Starch Solution How to Reverse heart Disease.
Human body heals it self with the right diet. GO VEGAN!
Senna Thursday, 10 July 2014 03:43 PM
She is marvelous. She has guts to do this as a Srilankan in India
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