Lab Animals

Animal Tested Cosmetics: Is the End in Sight?

Alistair Currie | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK
Alistair Currie

No one should need to write about cosmetics testing on animals. Sadly, what many people in this country consider to be a done deal is actually a fight that continues - not least because our own government is standing by while the progress made in ending animal tests for cosmetics is under threat of being rolled back.

Fewer Animals in Laboratories Is Good for All of Us

Alistair Currie | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK
Alistair Currie

Trying to apply the results of animal tests to humans is a shot in the dark. US Food and Drug Administration figures show that 92% of drugs which pass animal trials are later found to be unsafe or ineffective in human trials.