Is it morally acceptable to experiment on non-human animals to develop products and medicines that benefit human beings?. Bailey Lien. History Of animal testing. Tracked back to Ancient Roman and Greeks Great Britain and the U.S. in the 1800s
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Tracked back to Ancient Roman and Greeks
Great Britain and the U.S. in the 1800s
Happened mostly due to Charles Darwin’s “on the original species”
In Virtro Testing
The LD50 test: Giving a group of animals substances until half dies.
The Draize test: Placing substances into eyes or onto the skin.
Rabbits and rodents for Draize
Pigs for cardiovascular system
Farm animals for safety ingestion
AAVS – American Anti-vivisection Society
Dedicated to ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education
Split in 2 branches: Animallearn and The Science Bank
ASPCA- The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Founded by Henry Bergh
First humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world
Caring for pet parents and pets, providing positive outcomes for at-risk animals and serving victims of animal cruelty.
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