Scientists from state and federal government agencies received awards from PETA Science Consortium International e.V. to attend a four-day training course, hosted by a premier non-animal testing laboratory and sponsored by the Science Consortium. The awardees included scientists from the California Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The awardees had the opportunity to learn from experts about conducting and applying the latest, animal-free test methods. This was the inaugural training session, which will now be hosted three times each year.
“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