Posts Tagged ‘Animal Testing’

In Defense Of Animals Assists In Rescue Of 55 Monkeys From New Jersey Research Lab

Organization coordinates 1,700-mile journey to freedom Oxford, N.J. (July 15, 2010) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, along with several other groups has rescued 118 beagles and 55 long-tailed macaque monkeys from an insolvent toxicology laboratory in Oxford, New Jersey. The beagles were transported from the lab to shelters two weeks ago. Today, IDA will take the monkeys to ... Full story

Coalition sues US government over failure to respond to animal testing petition

Washington/London – 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 ... Full story

Celebrities Speak Against NASA ' s Monkey Radiation Experiments

Woody Harrelson, Zachary Quinto, Alicia Silverstone, James Cromwell, Allison Janney, Kristen Bell, Emily Deschanel, and Elizabeth Perkins, join IDA’s effort to save monkeys San Rafael, Calif. - In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization with over 85,000 members, today released letters from celebrities opposed to NASA-funded experiments. The experiments, which NASA wants conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), involve irradiating squirrel monkeys. IDA ... Full story
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