August 2, 2010
After many years of scientific research and campaigning by animal protection advocates, a completely non-animal approach for skin irritation testing has finally been adopted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and its 31 member countries.
July 27, 2010
HSI reacted strongly to Home Office statistics released in July 2010 revealing no significant decrease in animal experiments conducted in Britain, still totalling 3.6 million experiments in 2009.
April 15, 2010
AXLR8, an ambitious European Commission-funded initiative launched April 15, 2010 as part of growing international efforts to revolutionise chemical and drug safety testing with sophisticated "21st century" cell- and computer-based methods.
September 16, 2009
HSI welcomed a response from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to a request for clarification regarding safety testing requirements under the EU's REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) regulation, which promises to spare approximately 4.5 million animals from suffering and death in chemical-poisoning tests.
September 9, 2009
HSI staff attended the Seventh World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in 2009.
June 20, 2009
Scientists' comments on animal testing.
March 26, 2009
Recommended scientific publications for further reading on animal experiments.
June 28, 2008
A HSI está fazendo progressos importantes para acabar com testes de cosméticos em animais para sempre. Abordagens de testes alternativos sem animais refletem a mais recente técnica de que a ciência tem a oferecer para garantir a segurança de novos cosméticos e seus ingredientes.
June 24, 2008
In contrast to product testing, in which some animal use is required by law, there is no law requiring the use of animals to study basic biology, or the pathology and treatment of human illness.
June 20, 2008
As public opposition towards animal testing has grown, animal use has been broadly prohibited where alternative methods are "reasonably and practicably available."