I just got this info from JoAnna and cant believe...i thought i have heard like one of the worse but it still doenst fail. this is about a magazine called Lab Animal they are promoting abuse of animals through lab testing and have contact info on how to purchase animals for the lab!!!SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!there is contact info so you can tell them your outrage!
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Here is a site that I found posting various places to contact for obtaining animals for research laboratories. Feel free to click on them and find the contact link and email them that they are horrible for producing animals to be used solely for animal testing!
E-mails sent out...what more can we do?Testing anything on animals has NEVER held up when applying the product to humans..so..What is their point? Do they just want to look busy...don't they have anything else to do, except harm animals?There is NO NEED for any kind of testing on any animal.ENOUGH is ENOUGH!
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A laboratory devoted to finding effective alternatives to animal testing has been expanded and completely remodelled $240,000 overhaul designed to hasten the development of non-animal techniques. Scientists hope that by developing the use of cell and
There are human safety concerns about testing on animals. Results are unreliable. Though we have much in common with other animals, our systems are not identical. According to the United States General Accounting Office, 52% of the new drugs marketed between 1976 and 1985 caused adverse reactions that were not predicted by animal studies (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99 - "Animal Testing"). Time magazine, February 23, 1962, stated that Thalidomide was released "after three years of animal tests." There was no indication of the severe birth defects it would cause in humans. The discovery of penicillin, however, was made without the use of animals. We should be thankful that the animal tests the researchers were later required to perform on this drug, before its release, didn't include tests on guinea pigs - Penicillin kills them.
An article in the 6/24/02 issue of Insight Magazine tells us: "Of 11,000 anticancer chemicals developed in mice, none help humans. While 5 milligrams of botulinum kills man, 10 grams has no effect on dogs or cats. The differences can be both unknown and very great, researchers say. Some animal tests indeed have led to erroneous conclusions: that smoking is noncarcinogenic and that benzene is safe, for instance."
Between 1998-2000, ten drugs were recalled in the United States because of side effects that occurred almost exclusively in women. Dr Ray Greek explains, "This means that tests on men cannot predict what a drug will do for women so how can a monkey/dog/rat etc predict anything?"
For more information on the Scientific arguments against using animals in biomedical research, take a look at "Sacred Cows and Golden Geese" in the Recommended Reading Section. And check out www.CureDisease.com