Following Input by PETA India, the Bureau of Indian Standards Removes Deadly Guinea Pig Test

Following recommendations from PETA India, the Bureau of Indian Standards—the national standards body of India—has replaced a lethal test on guinea pigs used to detect anthrax in animal feed with a modern, non-animal one, which will spare the lives of countless guinea pigs.

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