December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.
December 7, 2010
Modeled on the Human Genome Project, the Human Toxicology Project is pushing the envelope on safety testing on human cells or tissues, rather than animals.
November 23, 2010
Halfway around the world, wild monkeys destined for research laboratories in the United States are being captured, bred and sold as part of a brutal monkey trade on the island nation of Mauritius.
November 4, 2010
The Human Toxicology Project Consortium (of which The HSUS is a part) is coordinating a high-level gathering in Washington, DC this November to discuss ongoing research projects that will help end the country's reliance on animal testing.
July 20, 2010
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses replacing chemical testing methods that use animals with alternatives that are more effective, modern and humane.
July 19, 2010
The HSUS and HSLF applaud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for joining the Tox21 project to modernize the process for assessing potentially harmful effects of chemicals on human health. The project is expected to substantially reduce reliance on animal testing.
April 15, 2010
AXLR8, an ambitious European Commission-funded initiative, has launched as part of growing international efforts to revolutionise chemical and drug safety testing with sophisticated cell- and computer-based methods.
March 2, 2010
The Environmental Protection Agency needs to make the reduction of animal testing a top priority.
February 25, 2010
The HSUS works with scientists, governments, and corporations to pioneer methods that replace animal use in product safety evaluation
February 4, 2010
The HSUS applauds the Allergan Corporation for announcing its progress toward replacing a controversial animal test used in manufacturing its flagship product Botox Cosmetic, the popular anti-wrinkle treatment.