Animal Research. By: Anne Brown- Goolsby. There are three different kinds of animal testing. Product Testing Research Education and Training. What is animal testing?. Made as early as the 1920’s to evaluate the toxicity of consumer products and their ingredients.
Animal Research By: Anne Brown-Goolsby
There are three different kinds of animal testing. • Product Testing • Research • Education and Training What is animal testing?
Made as early as the 1920’s to evaluate the toxicity of consumer products and their ingredients. • Researchers force-feed or force ventilate extremely high doses of consumer products on animals to test the consequences of single, short term exposure. Product Testing
Biomedical research • Behavioral research • Military, Space, and Agricultural research • Product Development and Drug Testing Research
Approximately 10 million animals are used for crude classroom dissection exercises • Millions of live mice, rabbits, rats, and turtles, are tormented and killed in university-level biology and psychology demonstrations Education and Training
75 of the 98 Nobel Prize awards have been solely for animal testing • It started with the ancient Greeks, Arabs, and Romans • Nowadays it’s mostly the U.S. that tested on animals because many other countries have strict laws banning it. • The experiments in the U.S. started in the early 1920’s and the same methods have continued today • The methods have not changed History
The Animal Welfare Act is the only in the US that is against animal testing • The USDA is in charge of enforcing the AWA • Under the AWA, research institutions are required to establish an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) “to oversee and evaluate all aspects of the institution’s animal care and use program.” The Laws Against It
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) • Save Animals From Exploitation (SAFE) • Fight For Animals (FFA) • Mercy For Animals (MFA) • World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) Organizations Against Animal Testing
"Product Testing: Toxic and Tragic." PETA. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. • "Animals in Research and Testing | Animal Use in Research." Animals in Research and Testing | Animal Use in Research. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2014. • "Animals Used in Education." PETA Animals Used in Education Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2014. • "Animal Testing: A Long, Unpretty History." Medical Daily. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2014. • "Laws and Regulations | Animal Use in Research." Laws and Regulations | Animal Use in Research. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2014. References