The Pros And Cons Of Animal Testing

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Did you know that research from "Cruelty Free International" and Dr Haden Trust say that at least 115,000,000 animals are possibly used in labs/experiments each year worldwide? That is one reason why I think that testing products on animals is horrible, and should be illegal everywhere.

Where is testing on animals illegal? The article "Cosmetics Animal Testing Has Been Banned in These Amazing Places" (onegreenplanet.org) states that it is illegal to test on animals in the EU, Norway, Israel, and India. But some countries that are considering banning it are the United States, Australia and New Zealand. An article called "More Than 600 Beauty Brands From Around the World Are Recognized As Cruelty Free" (hsi.org) says that places where it is legal (or considering bans) are in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Japan, New Zealand , Russia, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States. So, in all the countries that do still test on animals, how many animals are harmed/killed each year? …show more content…

Every year more than 100 million animals are killed in U.S. testing. Which includes mice, rats, frogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish and birds; from "Experiments on Animals Overview" (peta.org). Also from "How Many Animals Used in Experiments Around The World?" (lushprize.org) it says that around 115.3 million animals are used on testing/experiments each year. Considering how many animals are used for testing, have you even thought that your favorite brands may be testing on

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