Posted November 3, 2010 The U.K. government statistics show that 3.5 million animals suffered or died from animal experiments in 2009. This is in the U.K. alone. One of the shocking animal testing facts.
no, we don't need to eat meat, no we don't need to experiment on animals, no we don't need their fur or skin, no, the world will not become over run by "critters." Adopt a pet! Support an animal rescue farm! Reduce (or stop) eating animal foods, and eat more veggies!
Rise in Animal Testing Shows Why Lush Prize is Essential - "The number of experiments conducted on animals in British labs rose last year, according to new figures just released by the government. In 2013, 4.12 million ‘scientific procedures’ were started on animals, an increase of 11,554 compared with 2012. The statistics came just two weeks before nominations close for the Lush Prize, the largest fund rewarding initiatives to end animal tests."
DOG & CAT COPSES FROM ANIMAL SHELTERS ARE MADE INTO INGREDIENTS - Rendering plants process the bodies of millions of tons of dead animals every year, transforming decaying flesh and bones into profitable animal ingredients. The bodies of companion animals who are euthanized in animal shelters wind up at rendering plants. One small plant in Québec renders 10 tons of dogs and cats per week.
95% of drugs fail in human trials despite promising results in animal tests – whether on safety grounds or because they do not work Using dogs, rats, mice and rabbits to test whether or not a drug will be safe for humans provides little statistically useful insight, our recent analysis found
Animal testing is NOT something that goes into our hand sanitizer. Yes, it has been thorougly tested by an independent laboratory...but not on animals. If you want to know the truth, we prefer to test new products on the most willing guinea pigs of all--ourselves.