Paper by PETA Scientists Highlights Tests That Can Spare Rabbits

A new paper published by PETA scientists, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other international experts shows that human-relevant approaches can replace tests in which chemicals are applied to the eyes of live rabbits. PETA scientists are working to ensure that these methods can be used in the U.S. and around the world. The paper also challenges the standard practice of comparing the results from newer, non-animal methods directly to inconsistent data from flawed animal tests to confirm the validity of the new methods.

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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