PETA Data Contest Helps End Chemical Testing On Animals

By Kristy Rice Jan 6, 2017

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In an effort to end chemical testing on animals, PETA held a contest: The PETA International Science Consortium Award for Adverse Outcome Pathway Development.
I know; what?
I'll explain:
Using animals to test chemicals is scientifically archaic. Basically we drip it in their eyes, force them to eat it, coat their skin with it, and inject it into them—over both long and short term periods of time.
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After all, we need numerous studies on whether the chemical causes sickness from prolonged exposure but we also test to determine what dose causes death.
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The problem is that testing chemicals on Beagles and bunnies doesn't give us definitive answers.
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