A zoologist claims he was discriminated against because he is an "ethical vegan".
"We have not tested on animals and we do not intend to do so".
As the blue planet effect is well and truly sweeping across Westminster, it is now time to remind the UK Government of their own animal welfare agenda
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the comprehensive European-wide ban on testing cosmetics products on animals
The UK is looking to be a world leader in the development of non-animal based technologies to replace the use of animals in science and training. A review of the life sciences strategy is an ideal opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to this objective, make a real change to the lives of millions of animals and improve the human-relevance of the country's science.
We're told that over 18,000 procedures on guinea pigs last year were classed as 'non-recovery'. But what was done to those guinea pigs that was so invasive they were killed while under general anaesthetic? We will never know.
In the UK, animal experiments are carried out under highly regulated conditions, and are only allowed where there are no non-animal methods that can be used instead. Animals are not used for testing tobacco (banned in 1997) or cosmetics (banned in 1998), but research is carried out to continue to make progress on the many diseases which remain a scourge on humanity.
'Nars is hopeful that together, we can work toward a cruelty-free world.'
Nars has responded to criticism about its decision to “compromise” its cruelty-free status in order to enter the Chinese
'More than 500,000 animals are used in cosmetics testing each year.'