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Animal Testing

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Carlene Clarke

on 24 January 2013

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Transcript of Animal Testing

What is it? what do we use it for?

the use of animals in research and development projects for purposes of determining the safety of substances. also known as animal experimentation Animal Testing: Products that use this method Arm & Hammer OxiClean Revlon Aveeno Avon Axe Clinique Dove Clean & Clear Dolce & Gabbana L'Oreal M.A.C cosmetics Old Spice Swiffer Downy Windex Maybelline Nair Herbal Essences Biotherm (L'Oreal) Redken Scoop Away (Clorox) S.C. Johnson Sensodyne Vaseline Vicks (Procter & Gamble) Tide Sunsilk Sunlight Skin ID Shu Uemura Secret (Procter & Gamble) Scope Rogaine Resolve ReNu (Bausch + Lomb) Ralph Lauren Fragrances Puffs Procter & Gamble Pledge Pine-Sol (Clorox) Pampers Olay Off (S.C.Johnson) Neutrogena results of animals tests are often unreliable and not applicable to humans.
Even if a product has blinded an animal, it can still be marketed to you. cosmetics laboratories
agricultural research
weapons tests
aerospace studies
car-crash simulations
regulatory testing What do we use it for? Regulatory Testing these animals are forced to inhale- or are injected with- toxic substances U.S. law allows animals to be burned, shocked, poisoned, isolated, starved, drowned, addicted to drugs, and brain-damaged. No experiment, no matter how painful or trivial, is prohibited primates, dogs, rats, mice, rabbits, pigs, and cats are just a few of the animals that are routinely used. How do they end up in labs? In two states—Minnesota and Oklahoma—shelters are required to turn over animals to laboratories upon request This is commonly known as "pound seizure." bred in laboratories Unwanted chimpanzees from zoos and circuses are sometimes sold to laboratories breeding colonies, such as puppy mills. ( Class A dealers ) How is this a social justice issue? “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
― Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi If we are capable of inflicting such pain and torture on animals, what are we capable of doing to each other? "Cycle of Violence" What's next? shows a lack of empathy towards other creatures Being deceived by companies people are blindly supporting these methods without realizing it. Some companies refuse to disclose whether they take part in animal exparimentation Did you know? Animal Testing Social Justice 12 Carlene Clarke PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 3 million members and supporters.
deals with factory farms, in the clothing trade, in laboratories, and in the entertainment industry. methods used include public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns. (public pressure) founded in 1980 and is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals international nonprofit charitable organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, with affiliates worldwide. PETA's founders sought to give caring people something more that they could do and to provide them ways to actively change society They wanted to protest, loudly and publicly, against cruelty to animals in all its forms, and they wanted to expose what really went on behind the very thick, soundproof walls of animal laboratories. History of PETA PETA Foundation
Ingrid E. Newkirk is the cofounder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
two separate organizations, but work very closely together, and one couldn't exist without the other. it's the organization that helps PETA run. Departments like IT, Development, and Interactive Media are all part of the PETA Foundation. http://www.peta.org/about/learn-about-peta/financial-report.aspx What can YOU do to get involved? shop cruelty free donate directly to PETA.org job and volunteer opportunities get active online
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