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  • May

UK Ends Cruel Mouse Test, US Poised to Do the Same

In very welcome news, the UK’s Food Standards Agency announced last week that it has completely replaced the painful and often fatal test on mice that used to be conducted to identify poisonous contaminants in shellfish. After consistent pressure from PETA and PETA US on both UK and EU authorities, the European Union introduced a law in 2010 that would phase out the test by 2015: we’re delighted that the UK has beaten the deadline by years. (You can learn more about the test and its replacement here –  although I warn … Read more.