Alternatives to animal testing
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 7:00p.m.
Pharmaceuticals are tested on animals. Makeup, skincare and hair products are tested on animals.
So should we be surprised that party pills might also be tested on animals?
Under proposed new regulations, manufacturers will need to prove that party pills are safe before they're sold. It may be a requirement under law that their effect on animals is measured first.
But the criteria for animal testing in New Zealand are tough – the benefits of any trial must outweigh the suffering animals will experience.
So what are the alternatives?
Watch the video for Natasha Utting’s full report.
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5/12/2012 2:05:41 p.m.
we need to say no to partypill testing on animals.we need to ban all party pills being sold in nz.our youth would not be acting uncontrolably if they were not mixing pills with alchol
5/12/2012 11:02:05 a.m.
Well we're a farming country with collective intellect reflecting that. Its no surprise we are taking far more primitive approaches, and its especially not surprising that Peter Dunne is living in the dark ages.
Testing chocolate on dogs proved that it was unsafe for humans so where to from here?
The public will be consulted upon? That sounds like a good way to trick us into thinking our opinions bear any weight..
4/12/2012 10:35:55 p.m.
INVERCARGILL VEGAN SOCIETY wrote:
Earlier this year I had the pleasure to interview a Pro Test-er, literally, for that is the name of their group :-)Its interesting to hear that even those involved in these cruel experiments on animals are seeking to "reduce" the number performed. Go Vegan :-)
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