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Data gaps threaten chemical safety law

Europe’s chemicals law REACH (registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals) was meant to regulate thousands of common substances to protect people and the environment from harm. But four years… Read more »

PETA donates $1million

“The more modern, non-animal testing methods we have, the fewer the animals who will suffer and die in archaic and irrelevant tests.” The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals… Read more »

How to prevent animal testing in Europe ?

The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), Europe’s leading voice for animals used in research, is calling on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the agency responsible for new EU… Read more »

Call to curb lab tests on dogs

Every year, tens of thousands of dogs are subjects in drug-toxicity studies in Europe and the US even though many scientists think that they are poor predictors of drug effects… Read more »

2013

Alternative methods to animal tests not fully available by 2013!

Despite substantial progress over the past years, experts say that alternative methods to fully replace animal tests in the European Union will not be available by 2013. However, significant contributions… Read more »