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#animal testing

# animal-testing - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a ban on animal and human pharma testing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a ban on animal and human pharma testing?

Feb 10th 2022, 9:12 AM 22,913 Views 77 Comments

Switzerland is set to vote on a potential ban on Sunday.

Switzerland set to vote on ban of animal and human pharma testing
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland set to vote on ban of animal and human pharma testing

Feb 10th 2022, 8:25 AM 5,658 Views 6 Comments

Opinions suggest that the proposal by animal rights defenders is highly unlikely to pass at the poll on Sunday.

# animal-testing - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Animal testing halved in Ireland since EU directive, but activists say numbers still too high
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

Animal testing halved in Ireland since EU directive, but activists say numbers still too high

Dec 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 7,629 Views 12 Comments

The majority were used to test the safety, quality and potency of medicines.

# animal-testing - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

This is what China's new animal testing laws mean for the beauty industry
# New Rules
From The Daily Edge
# New Rules

This is what China's new animal testing laws mean for the beauty industry

Mar 20th 2019, 2:00 PM 12,004 Views 1 Comment

It’s a start.

# animal-testing - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

Effect of new medicine in animal studies was "misrepresented" to get funding for human trials

Jan 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,298 Views 16 Comments

A new report in the British Medical Journal has pointed to a “systemic failure” in the use of animal studies.

# animal-testing - Monday 25 December, 2017

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway
# Labs
# Labs

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway

Dec 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 10,883 Views 25 Comments

It bucks a national trend that saw a reduction in animal testing in 2016.

# animal-testing - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year
# In The Name Of Science
# In The Name Of Science

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year

Oct 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 14,718 Views 38 Comments

Experiments included “inducing cancer in animals… and acute poisoning tests that stop just short of death.”

# animal-testing - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

Aug 21st 2017, 9:20 PM 19,841 Views 94 Comments

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

# animal-testing - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Makeup lovers are calling on people to boycott NARS after it started selling in China
# Animal Testing
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Testing

Makeup lovers are calling on people to boycott NARS after it started selling in China

Jun 28th 2017, 5:49 PM 6,665 Views 1 Comment

China requires animal testing on certain products, meaning Nars will no longer be cruelty-free.

# animal-testing - Monday 20 July, 2015

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year

Jul 20th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,248 Views 86 Comments

Animals used in scientific procedures included rabbits, dogs, pigs and ferrets.

# animal-testing - Monday 11 March, 2013

EU-wide ban on cosmetic animal testing takes effect from today
# Cosmetics
# Cosmetics

EU-wide ban on cosmetic animal testing takes effect from today

Mar 11th 2013, 9:44 AM 7,604 Views 32 Comments

The cosmetics directive, introduced in 2004, takes full effect today – banning animal testing on cosmetics within the EU.