‘A Sea Change’: A PETA Scientist on Toxicity Testing Without Animals

Published by Lindsay Pollard-Post.

For decades, toxicity testing has involved force-feeding animals or stuffing them into inhalation-chamber restraint tubes. But that’s changing. Enter Dr. Amy Clippinger, the director of PETA’s Regulatory Testing Department and associate director of the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. Dr. Clippinger recently spoke with the prominent publication ACS Central Science about the ways in which she and her team of scientists are working with companies and regulatory agencies to replace animal tests with cutting-edge animal-free methods that are truly lifesaving.

Dr. Amy Clippinger

You can read the full interview with Dr. Clippinger here.

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