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The UK Debates If New Curbs on Animal Testing Would Harm Research

As the May 7 general election nears in the United Kingdom, anti-animal testing activists are trying to use it to build support for far-reaching new curbs. 478 more words

looking good

Delving deeper into this vegan enquiry, thoughts seem naturally to turn to items other than food that I buy or have bought courtesy of the life and service of a non-human animal. 463 more words


Making the move to become 100% cruelty-free

Back several years ago when I first went vegetarian, I figured as long as I no longer ate meat or seafood, I was set. I was helping all those poor animals by not consuming them and that was that. 667 more words


This "Liver On A Chip" Lets Researchers Forgo Animal Testing

To test a potential cure for hepatitis B, Benitec Biopharma Ltd. could have infected as many as 50 chimpanzees with the liver disease, then given them the drug and watched what happened.

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Contacting companies

I often find myself struggling with how to properly contact companies about their stance on being cruelty free and vegan. Firstly, there is a difference between being cruelty free and vegan, and secondly, there are tons of loopholes that allow companies to promote those labels without being one hundred percent honest. 257 more words

Academic Herbivore

Cruelty in the name of beauty!

In laboratories across the world, small, innocent creatures are being subjected to torture. Chemicals are squirted into rabbits’ eyes, while mice are force-fed poisonous substances – all in the supposed interest of ‘safety’. 190 more words

Animal Welfare

Cruelty-Free Makeup Movement

By Brianna Generose, Staff Writer

When sophomore Amira Mahmoud walks into a store to shop for makeup, she takes special care to choose brands that state that they do not test on animals. 476 more words