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Animal Testing In the UK Drops to Lowest In 12 Years

Animal Testing In the UK Drops to Lowest In 12 Years

Animal testing in the UK has reached its lowest level since 2007. The number of procedures completed on live animals in 2018 was 7 percent lower than in 2017, according to data from Home Office. Most...
The UK Has Eliminated 1 Million Animal Tests In the Last 40 Years

The UK Has Eliminated 1 Million Animal Tests In the Last 40 Years

One million fewer animal tests were conducted this year in the UK compared to 40 years ago. In honor of the 40th anniversary of World Day for Animals in Laboratories (WDAIL), which falls on April 24,...

The Royal Navy May Finally Stop Blowing Up Live Pigs for Research

A new simulator could put an end to military and Royal Navy live tests on pigs and other animals. Developed by a UK scientist, the simulator is designed to replace the need for "slow and...
Why Switzerland May Soon Ban Animal Testing

Why Switzerland May Soon Ban Animal Testing

People in Switzerland will soon vote on whether the animal testing of products sold in the country should be allowed following concerns about animal welfare and cruelty, the Washington Post reported. The move came about...
Edie Falco Slams New York’s Plan to Prop Up Big Dairy

Vegan ’Sopranos’ Star Edie Falco Urges University to Stop Testing on Rats

Vegan actor Edie Falco has urged the University of Delaware to stop testing on rats. The Golden Globe-nominated star of "Sopranos" recently worked alongside animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)...
Ricky Gervais Will Change Your Mind About Animal Testing In 1 Minute

Ricky Gervais Shuts Down Animal Testing in Less Than 1 Minute

English comedian, actor, writer, and creator of new TV series "After Life," Ricky Gervais, just broke down why animal testing is cruel and unreliable in less than one minute. In an interview with BBC Radio...
Animal Testing for Cosmetics Banned in Australia

Animal Testing for Cosmetics Banned in Australia

The Australian government has passed a bill that effectively bans animal testing for cosmetics in the country. The Industrial Chemical Charges Bill 2017 was introduced into the House of Representatives in June of 2017, Fashion...
Kellogg's Ends Animal Testing After 65 Years

Kellogg’s Ends Animal Testing After 65 Years

Updated September 2019 | Multinational food manufacturing brand Kellogg's has agreed to end animal testing after relying on the experiments for 65 years. Kellogg's has become a popular household name since its founding in 1906,...
Vegetarian Celeb Kim Basinger Wants California Schools to Ditch Dissection

Veg Celeb Kim Basinger Wants California Schools to Ditch Dissection

Academy Award-winning actor Kim Basinger is calling for California schools to cut live animal experimentation and dissection from the curriculum. Basigner, known for her roles in Tim Burton's "Batman" and "L.A. Confidential,"  teamed up with international...
Animal Testing on Dogs in the UK Drops 22 Percent, Says Cruelty Free International

Animal Testing on Dogs in the UK Drops 22 Percent, Says Cruelty Free International

The UK's 2017 Annual Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals shows that the number of dogs tested on in laboratory experiments has decreased by 22 percent since 2016. The number of animals used for...

Animal Testing Drops by Nearly Half in the Netherlands

Recently published data revealed the use of primates in experiments decreased by 49% in the Netherlands in a one year period. There were also “significant reductions” in the use of other animals for experimentation,...

Yakult Bans All Animal Experiments on Probiotic Supplements

Yakult Honsha, a Tokyo-based company that manufactures probiotics has just taken a huge step to "empty the labs" and end all of its own animal testing related practices. This move comes after animal rights organization...