Animal testing

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  • Animal Testing :Animal Testing Is Unethical?

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    Animal Testing Clorox, Johnson & Johnson, Covergirl, Colgate; all of these bands are well known and very popular. They also are four of the biggest name brands that still test their products on animals before selling them in stores. Organizations like People for Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA have been exposing and discouraging the support of these companies. This helps discourage companies to not animal test, which they should not. Companies should not test products on animals because

  • Animal Testing On Animals

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    Should we be testing on animals? This topic is important because there is a lot of debate around it. Some people say it's cruel and inhumane, and that animals have rights too. On the other hand, there are people who say it has a positive outcome because we have discovered new ways to cure fatal diseases and improve our medicines. Currently, people still use animals for medical and cosmetics testing. About 26 million animals are used for testing each year. Animal testing has been going on since about

  • Animal Testing

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    Animal testing is a controversial topic in today’s society, much more than it was 100’s of years ago. Testing on animals was practiced long ago, and is still practiced today. Greek writings about vivisection [the dissection of a live organism] can be found dated as early as 500 BC. At that time, in Ancient Rome and Alexandria, and later in Greece, vivisection was originally practiced on human criminals, but prohibitions on the mutilation of the human body soon arose. This caused a reliance on animals

  • Animal Testing Cosmetics On Animals

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    products that could be toxic, on defenceless animals? When people go shopping for cosmetics they can never picture the product being meant for humans, being used on a defenceless creature such as a bunny or a mouse. The test are not as accurate as testing on a human. In most cases the animals are never able to live the life they were meant to. People using animals to test human products on is pointless for many reasons. Testing cosmetics on animals was a common thing for companies to do in the

  • Testing On Animals : The Dangers Of Animal Testing

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    number of animals that undergo constant suffering in the name of human vanity. Animal testing was originally introduced in the early 20th century and is still prominent today. It is morally unacceptable to experiment on animals for human purposes. The procedures used in animal testing are cruel and inhumane, nor are they the most reliable source of data; resulting in many mishaps. Moreover, with the perpetual advancements in technology, there are several alternative methods making animal testing unnecessary

  • Animal Testing And The Utilization Of Animals

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    modes of treatment through animal testing. Such testing; however, has proved to be quite a controversial issue due to ethics and its utilization of animals. Despite any objections, the use of genetically bred animals is imperative for the purpose of discovering new medications to treat various terminal diseases. Every year, approximately 36 million people die

  • The Use Of Animal Testing : The Dangers Of Animal Testing

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    Animal Testing When you think of cosmetic animal testing, what images come to mind? Do pictures of burned eyes and irritated skin appear? Well, it should. The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) has given a claim stating, “The FD&C Act does not specifically require the use of animals in testing cosmetics for safety, nor does the Act subject cosmetics to FDA premarket approval” (“Product Testing - Animal Testing & Cosmetics” 1). According to this statement by the FDA, animal testing is not mandatory

  • Arguments For Animal Testing

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    Testing on animals has been a thing for so many years now. In fact, many scientists believe it should be done before human testing. But with it being around for so long, it has become a subject of controversy. People around the world share their views and opinions about whether it's really necessary, and some even question if the process is even ethical. While it is sad that animals have to come to terrible fates,the process of animal testing is absolutely essential to test the safety of products

  • Testing On Animals : The Inhumane Effects Of Animal Testing

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    Over 115 million animals are trapped in steel cages everyday awaiting a latex gloved hand that is sure to reach in and whisk them away for a new day of testing. Cosmetic animal testing involves the burning, the maiming, the murdering, the poisoning, and the torturing of rodents, rabbits, cats, and dogs, among others. However, some cosmetic brands have decided to put an end to animal testing one step at a time; these makeup companies are cruelty-free. In order to receive the status of “cruelty-free

  • The Importance Of Animal Testing

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    Animal testing has long played a part in the science of testing, and it still plays a very important role in the medical world. Testing on animals in order to create a cure for AIDS is one thing, but testing on animals for human vanity is another. Animal testing is used to test the safety of a product. It has kept some very unsafe substances out of the cosmetic world. However, in this day in age, animal testing is not the only way to test the safety of a product. Animal testing in cosmetics has decreased