Animal Testing News
Switzerland rejects animal testing ban: Understanding the practice and laws protecting animals around world
Switzerland on Sunday rejected a proposal that would have banned medical and scientific experiments on animals. If the referendum had passed, Switzerland would have become the first country in the world to do so.
Animal testing: Scientists test several candidates on ferrets, monkeys in hopes of making a safe COVID-19 vaccine
Ferrets develop a fever and they also cough and sneeze, infecting each other much as people do.
Japanese scientist gets approval to create human-animal hybrids for organ harvesting study
Human cells are injected into rat & mouse embryos in early trials, and pigs, if early trials are successful.
Heart-sealing adhesive: Bioglue can now heal broken hearts without surgery or sutures
The non-toxic gel made from gelatin & water solidifies under UV light & seals heart injuries in under a minute.
US agriculture department discontinues testing on cats after outcry; rights group alleged forced cannibalism, euthanasia
The US Department of Agriculture on Tuesday announced it would no longer use cats in research that, according to a watchdog group, involved forced "cannibalism" and resulted in over 3,000 of the animals being put down since 1982
Clinical testing of drugs on dogs is a cruel practice, doesn't add value or provide data that is applicable to humans
The primary objection to the specific use of dogs in testing is thus simple — the data derived from dogs is not predictive enough to be applied to the case of humans
Animal cruelty shouldn't be seen with 'us versus them' lens; all life has inherent, equal rights
People who would limit moral standards only to humans are guilty of the same prejudice that make racism and sexism objectionable.
Soap industries prefer animal tallow to vegetable fat torturing many creatures in the process
You rub it on your face and all over your body every day. Millions of rupees are spent on advertising its scent and purity. Let us see how pure soap is.
Beagles rescued from lab in Bengaluru: This exposes the cruel, rampant practice of animal testing
Beagles, bred and kept alive in captivity, finally saw the light of the day when they were released from the confines of their cages.
Cruelty-free cosmetics: India bans import of products tested on animals
Humane Society International, an NGO which had been campaigning for it, said government inserted a new rule 135-B in Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, banning import of such products.<br />
Goodbye guinea pigs: India bans cosmetic testing on animals
India ha banned the testing of cosmetic products and their ingredients on animals, on Friday.
'India more progressive than US on animal welfare policies'
While there is much jubilation among animal activists about India's recent policy decisions in animal welfare, there is also a sense of caution about its implementation.