Posts Tagged ‘Labratory Animals’

Join the Twitter storm to Makeover the World and stop animal testing for cosmetics

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Join us in calling on some on the leading global cosmetics companies to Makeover the World and end their involvement with animal testing worldwide. Many people believe that cosmetics testing on animals is a thing of the past, yet thousands of animals, such as mice and rabbits, are still being used in these tests which can cause pain and distress, all in the name of beauty.

Shelves and counters are full of cosmetics products that help to keep us … continue reading ››

Lab animals left waiting for words to be turned into actions

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In the coming days, MPs and Lords are expected to pass new UK legislation on animal experimentation. Since a new European Directive on this issue – the catalyst for our own new law – was agreed back in 2010 there has been much concern that we might see a weakening of existing UK controls and standards.

Now the dust has settled on 18 months of campaigning from all sides, it would appear that for the most part, the government has … continue reading ››