PETA Scientists Co-Organize Workshop on Non-Animal Tests for Fever-Causing Contaminants

Thousands of rabbits and even more horseshoe crabs are used in painful tests each year to test drugs and medical devices for contaminants that cause fever. The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. worked with government and testing-standards agencies to organize a workshop at which government and industry researchers brainstormed the best way to replace these animal tests completely with existing non-animal 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