About Nestea's CruelTEA

Animal testing

Rats similar to this one have been used in Nestea's deadly experiments.

Nestlé, which makes Nestea, conducts—and pays others to conduct—painful and deadly tea tests on animals.

Experimenters injected mice with toxic chemicals in order to give them diabetes, then force-fed them tea ingredients before killing them. In another experiment, mice were force-fed tea extracts and then had their leg muscles cut open before being decapitated. In still another test, mice bred to suffer brain damage and rapid aging were locked in dark chambers and given painful shocks to their extraordinarily sensitive feet before being killed. Doesn't sound like your cup of tea, does it?

The Food and Drug Administration does not require any of these experiments, and, in fact, U.S. and European regulators have stated that animal tests are not sufficient to prove health claims about food and beverage products. Yet Nestea torments animals in cruel and deadly tests for just those reasons. Take a stand against animal testing by pledging to drink cruelty-free tea instead of Nestea.

Learn more about animal experimentation and Nestea's experiments to see just how horrific these deadly tea tests are. There is no excuse for forcing animals to suffer and die in laboratories, especially for tea.

We're calling on you to put down the bottle of Nestea and choose compassion instead. Take action now—urge Nestea to end the cruel experiments and institute a policy against conducting and funding animal tests for tea and tea ingredients.