Non-Animal Testing Methods One Step Closer to Replacing the Use of Animals in Skin Allergy Tests

February 2014

The European organization that makes the official recommendations about the use of non-animal testing methods has recommended a new method that’ll replace the use of mice and guinea pigs in painful experiments that aim to determine whether a chemical causes skin allergies. The organization adopted several of PETA’s recommendations, as seen in its final report. This is a huge step toward the acceptance of non-animal tests by international regulatory agencies.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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