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Victory! Southern Illinois University Cancels Plan to Use Pigs
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, victory, illinois, pigs, animal testing, throats )

Marie
- 19 days ago - pcrm.org
Southern Illinois University (SIU) has canceled its plan to use live pigs in its emergency medicine residency program.
Island of the Apes (Trailer)
Offbeat  (tags: liberia, monkey island, trailer, animal testing, apes, video )

Marie
- 20 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
In this upcoming documentary presented with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, our crew goes to Liberia to discover "Monkey Island," a place solely inhabited by former lab-tested chimpanzees. We talk to the fearful locals and meet the scientists involved.
California Calls on Congress to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, animal testing )

Cher Away
- 32 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The U.S. is one step closer to banning all cosmetics testing on animals! The California Legislature has passed Senate Joint Resolution 22, titled the "Cruelty Free Cosmetics Resolution," which calls on the U.S. Congress to adopt legislation
Companies Vow to Be More Transparent on Animal Testing, But How Can We Trust Them?
Offbeat  (tags: animal testing, companies, distrustful, animal abusers, animal welfare )

Simone
- 36 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
More than 70 companies directly involved with animal experimentation in the U.K. have signed a concordat for more openness on animal testing. The move comes after a prolonged period of pressure, from animal rights campaigners
Brazil Animal Testing Ban Contains Loopholes
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Marie
- 40 days ago - mobile.cosmeticsdesign.com
Following the recent first move by federal authorities in brazil.
New Zealand Government Drops Plans to Test Legal Party Drugs on Animals
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, bans, animal testing, good news, legal highs )

Marie
- 57 days ago - peta.org.au
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Key announced that the cabinet had decided that manufacturers could not test on any animals. And finally, the government's proposal to ban all animal testing for recreational drugs has passed the New Zealand Parliament.
How Bans on Animal Testing Open Up New Markets and Change the World for the Better
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Cher Away
- 70 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
We are now seeing the next stage: companies and research institutes which led the way in alternatives are finding a rapidly expanding market, as similar bans or proposals for bans appear in locations as diverse as the U.S., India, Israel, and Brazil.
Great News! - China to End Mandatory Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Offbeat  (tags: China, bans, animal testing, great news, animals )

Marie
- 73 days ago - english.cntv.cn
Protecting the rights of animals has become a big issue in many countries, Chinese law currently requires all cosmetics products to be tested on animals -- meaning some international brands have stayed out of the mainland.
Secrecy Over Animal Testing to Be Ended
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Marie
- 81 days ago - independent.co.uk
The secrecy surrounding animal research is to be swept away with the public gaining the right to demand details of experiments conducted by scientists, the Home Office will announce today.
Call to Ban Animal Testing of Legal Highs for Good
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, animal testing, legal highs, banned, New Zealand )

Marie
- 85 days ago - nz.news.yahoo.com
Peter Dunne has announced that all 'legal highs' that have temporary approvals are to be banned in New Zealand when new legislation passes in early May.
World Day for the Awareness of Laboratory Animals
Offbeat  (tags: World, awareness, animal testing, laboratories, cruelty )

Marie
- 89 days ago - theinformationdaily.com
World Day for Laboratory Animals marks the highlight of this week's Laboratory Animal week, commemorating the suffering of animals in research laboratories.
Body Shop Scrutiny as ' Cruelty Free ' Products Found in China Where Animal Testing Occurs
Offbeat  (tags: Loreal, body shop, animal testing, cruelty, china )

Marie
- 132 days ago - m.theage.com.au
The Body Shop's long-standing commitment to cruelty-free products is under question after an investigation by consumer group Choice found the beauty brand's products are being sold in mainland China where animal testing routinely occurs.
Genetically Modified Monkeys Created With Cut-and-Paste DNA
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, GEnetically modified, animal testing, Parkinson's, offbeat )

Marie
- 171 days ago - theguardian.com
Breakthrough could help battle diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's but ethical concerns remain over animal testing.
Beauty Brand Shiseido Ends Animal Testing
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Cher Away
- 503 days ago - greenerideal.com
Japanese makeup company Shiseido has banned animal testing for its products and vows to only test on animals on the off chance that an ingredient is deemed unsafe, according to Women's Wear Daily (WWD).
Is This the Most Extreme Window Display Ever? Brutal Treatment of Woman, 24, as She Is Subjected to 'Animal Tests' .
Offbeat  (tags: lush company, protesting, animal testing, humans, animal cruelty, awareness, shoppers )

Simone
- 818 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They dragged her along with a rope around her neck and pushed her down on a bench. It was feeding time for Jacqueline Traide and you could tell from the look on her face she was terrified.
 

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