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Animal Experimentation

National Toxicology Program Nixes Animal Tests

January 2007 Although usually quick to recommend animal experiments for everything from asbestos to butter flavoring, a National Toxicology Program (NTP) expert panel nixed a call for animal testing of …

POM Promises to End Deadly Animal Tests

January 2007 Mere months after PETA began its international boycott campaign against POM, which educated the public about POM’s cruel and deadly animal experiments, POM agreed to stop funding all …

EPA Denies Sierra Club Petition to Require Animal Tests for Air Fresheners

January 2007 In September, the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and other organizations petitioned the EPA to require manufacturers to conduct toxicity experiments on animals for air fresheners. …

Welch’s Drops Deadly Animal Tests

July 2006 After learning that Welch’s–a maker of grape juice–funded animal experiments that involved cutting open dogs’ chests, forcing monkeys to inhale noxious secondhand cigarette smoke, and injecting rats with …

Covance Fined for Violations of the Animal Welfare Act

April 2006 One year after PETA’s undercover investigator left the laboratory of animal-testing conglomerate Covance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture fined the company for violations of the Animal Welfare Act …

PETA Undercover Investigation at Oregon National Primate Research Center

During a four-month undercover investigation at the Oregon National Primate Research Center, a PETA investigator documented the miserable conditions of more than 4,000 monkeys.

Jack Spade Cuts Out Dissection Kits

January 2006 PETA wrote to NYC menswear and accessory store Jack Spade after receiving numerous complaints about the company’s sale of frog dissection kits. After receiving PETA’s letter explaining the …


Mary Tyler Moore shares the secret ingredient of Premarin: Cruelty and suffering to horses and their foals.

The Victoria College Pledges to End the Use of Live Cats in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Courses

October 2005 Stray cats in Victoria, Texas, will no longer be susceptible to being picked up by local animal control officials and taken to The Victoria College for use in …

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Iowa Health-Des Moines Ends Use of Animals in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®) Courses

July 2005 In our effort to convince universities and medical centers to use the TraumaMan(R)–a state-of-the-art computerized manikin approved by the American College of Surgeons–in place of animals in ATLS(R) …

Wyeth Closes Premarin Plant

In October 2005, after heavy pressure from PETA activists, drug maker Wyeth announced that it will be closing its Rouses Point, New York, Premarin cruel production plant.

Undercover at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Animals in the laboratories of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill live and die in misery.

Animal Experiments: Overview

  Facts and FiguresUnited States (2013)(1,2) 1.04 million animals used in experiments (excluding rats, mice, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and agricultural animals used in agricultural experiments), plus an estimated 100 …

Government-Required Animal Testing: Overview

Government regulations in most countries require some animal-based toxicity testing as a condition for the importation or sale of pesticides, industrial chemicals, drugs and vaccines, genetically manipulated foods, and …