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2014-02-27 08:30:33

Seriously Friendly(TM) Oral Care Products Recognized for Cruelty-Free Practices MONTCLAIR, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Products LLC, developer of the world's first seriously friendly(TM) oral care products, is pleased to announce that the line is now Leaping Bunny certified, reinforcing hello's commitment to seriously friendly standards, including never testing their products on animals. With the Leaping Bunny cruelty-free designation, consumers can be confident that...

2013-09-05 23:18:03

The New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), Boston, and its affiliate, the American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research (AFAAR), New York, continue their legacy of supporting scientists committed to non-animal research with the launch of their 2014-15 Fellowship Grant for Alternatives to Animal Research in Women’s Health and Sex Differences. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), Boston, and its affiliate, the American Fund for...

2012-12-08 05:02:45

Despite evidence that beagles aren´t reliable test subjects, every day tens of thousands of these dogs are subjected to a multitude of laboratory tests ranging from experimenting with new drugs and medical procedures to testing of consumer products. Dogington Post petitions the Obama administration to outlaw this inhumane practice. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Medical schools and laboratories routinely use, harm, and kill dogs for research experiments. Researches use these...

2010-04-06 10:43:00

WASHINGTON and LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of animal protection groups today filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accusing the agency of violating its duty under the Administrative Procedure Act. The lawsuit states that the FDA failed to act on a petition asking the agency to require the use of scientifically sound alternatives to the use of animals in testing to gain approval for drugs and medical devices. The petition...

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2009-05-05 15:40:00

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in support of a limit on the level of pain inflicted on animals during testing in addition to supporting added efforts to develop non-animal alternatives.The proposals still face approval from the EU's 27 nations, but animal rights groups have already been outspoken in their criticism of the decision which represents weakening of an EU executive Commission proposal last year to improve the welfare of 12 million vertebrae animals used in...

2008-12-08 09:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading, independent, media fleet and event management companies today announced the formation of a dynamic new entity known as NAVS, or North American Vehicle Services. North American Vehicle Services (NAVS) was born in response to a need from the auto industry for a media fleet/event management entity that offers ground-breaking service, on a national basis. NAVS is the perfect solution for those seeking a radical shift from the...

2006-07-24 09:49:56

LONDON (Reuters) - Animals were used in 2.9 million medical experiments in Britain in 2005, an increase of 1.4 percent from the previous year, the government said on Monday. Most of the animals involved were mice, rats and other rodents. Less than half of one percent of the procedures included dogs, cats, horses or non-human primates, according to the figures released by the Home Office. "The UK has a reputation for producing high quality, well-regarded research and I welcome the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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