Will the FDA Nix Requirement For Animal Testing? PETA Urges New Precedent Amid COVID-19

In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to allow companies to skip required tests on animals and head straight to human trials in the search for COVID-19 therapies, PETA sent a letter to the agency applauding the move and urging it to move away from animal experiments completely. “The novel coronavirus… Read more »

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Feds Find Severe Neglect, Transmissible Disease at Local Puppy Mill

Newly released U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspection reports of local puppy mill Anderson’s Yorkies and Toy Poodles reveal horrific conditions and neglect, including that 28 dogs were denied veterinary or other basic care—two of them were denied care for at least seven months. In addition, all of the facility’s puppies had giardia, a parasite… Read more »

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Major Funders Shun Red Bull-Backed Charity After PETA Exposes Deadly Tests

After hearing from PETA, a Fortune 500 company and an Austrian government agency are backing away from supporting tests on animals in favor of modern, non-animal research. Ball Corporation has dropped its entire support as a “Platinum Partner” of the Red Bull–backed Wings for Life charity, which funds deadly spinal cord injury experiments on animals—a… Read more »

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