These committees were meant to stop pointless and redundant studies, but most merely rubber stamp animal experiments without question. They are composed of animal experimenters with a vested interest in the continuation of animal experimentation, with only one person to represent the community and the interests of the animals. To learn more, please click here.
Do peer review and animal care and use committees at universities prevent painful or repetitive studies?
Get PETA Updates
Stay up to date on the latest vegan trends and get breaking animal rights news delivered straight to your inbox!
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind