A dog & canine forum. DogBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » DogBanter forum » Dog forums » Dog health
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Europe Tests Established Chemicals on Millions of Animals

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old February 15th 07, 11:56 PM posted to rec.pets.dogs.health
external usenet poster
Posts: 2
Default Europe Tests Established Chemicals on Millions of Animals


15 February 2007

TO: All People Who Care

I am a private individual posting this message to help
Laboratory Animals and us all. I apologize if this seems
out of place in this group but I think you need to know this.

A new European Chemical Testing Policy called
REACH has now been finalised by the European
Union. Under these proposals Chemicals of every
kind - from those used in industrial processes to the
ingredients of consumer products - will be tested on
Millions of animals from mice to fish to dogs, causing
untold suffering.

Still worse, because of this reliance on outdated animal
techniques, reliable and relevant information will not be
provided and our safety will not be assured.

If you believe that REACH should make more use of
Alternative Testing to test its Chemicals then please take
action now.

If you are a European citizen please contact your local
papers and own MEP asking them to promote the
development of humane non-animal testing methods
under the REACH legislation, which is the best hope we
have for sparing animals the misery of a testing laboratory.

A sample letter can be found at the BUAV (British Union
for the Abolition of Vivisection) website at www.BUAV.org
(Select Campaigns, Chemical Testing, Get Active then
Writing to the local press).

For all Non-European members, you can still help.
Please tell all your colleagues and friends in the UK and
Europe about REACH.

Everyone can help and you can make a difference.

Thank You


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Urgent Action Needed to help Millions of Laboratory Animals TONY Dog behavior 0 January 5th 07 11:38 PM
Urgent Action Needed to help Millions of Laboratory Animals TONY_GAL Dog rescue 0 January 5th 07 10:15 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:19 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.2.0 (Unregistered)
Copyright 2004-2019 DogBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.