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Animal Experimentation

Urgent Update From Texas

You probably remember the Primarily Primates, Inc. (PPI) case we have been working on for a year or so. If not, PPI is the pseudo-sanctuary in Texas where, late …

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Yo Quiero Taco Bell

So I walked into my local Taco Bell today, psyched to order my usual lunch, the always delicious and satisfying combo of a bean and rice burrito and a …

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Great Ape on Trial in Europe

Chimps share 96 percent of their DNA with humans. There is a groundbreaking legal case happening in Austria right now, in which a judge is being asked to rule …

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Scott & White Memorial Hospital Pledges to End the Use of Live Pigs in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Courses

April 2007 Live pigs will no longer be subjected to cruel and invasive surgical procedures in Scott & White Memorial Hospital’s “Advanced Trauma Life Support” (ATLS) course. After hearing from …


Amazing News to Start the Weekend

This is actually really incredible, and it’s been a long time coming. A couple of months ago, I wrote about a lab Iams was using to test its food …

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Iams Update: Cruelty Charges, Lawsuit, What to Do

We’re getting tons of calls from people who are concerned about the Iams recall, and PETA’s been a flurry of Iams-related activity this morning, so I figured I’d fill …

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PETA’s Letter to Iams Re. Massive Recall

The massive Iams pet food recall has been all over the news lately, and I’ve been hearing a lot about it from people who are concerned about their own …

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Lab Used By Iams Busted

I’ll keep you posted, as details become available, but in the meantime, remember to join these folks in the Iams boycott and only feed your dogs and cats food …

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Cruelty Revealed at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

PETA received evidence of numerous potential violations of federal regulations at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center from a whistleblower who worked inside.


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. …


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 …


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.