In a major collaborative effort with government and industry officials as well as academics, PETA scientists spearheaded a journal publication detailing ways to replace animals in inhalation tests. The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. co-authored the comprehensive report with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Dow Chemical Company, Syngenta, British American Tobacco, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cardiff University, among others. This collaborative work is critical to ensure that any new approaches developed will have buy-in from the industries that conduct the research and from the regulatory agencies that require that testing be conducted.
“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