December 17, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate for passing S. 697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, by voice vote.
December 20, 2012
HSI/Canada Celebrates Canadian Transportation Agency Decision Confirming Air Canada’s Right to Refuse Shipments of Primates for Research
Humane Society International/Canada, Animal Alliance of Canada and Justice for Animals welcome a ruling by the Canadian Transportation Agency, confirming the right of Air Canada to refuse the live shipment of primates destined for laboratories, where they would be for toxicity testing, research or other harmful laboratory experiments.
May 21, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.
December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
June 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses Botox manufacturer Allergan's recent announcement that the company has developed—and received federal approval for—a new procedure that avoids using animals in testing the popular anti-wrinkle treatment.
June 27, 2011
The HSUS and Calvert Investments applaud Allergan’s announcement that the company has developed – and received federal approval for – a new procedure that avoids using animals in testing batches of Botox© products.
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.
June 4, 2009
Rabbits in U.S. laboratories will be spared having "germ-killing" antimicrobial cleaning products dripped in their eyes thanks to a new program that does not use animals to test and label these products for their eye irritancy potential.
March 11, 2009
The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics and the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments celebrate the end of animal testing for cosmetics in the European Union.
February 19, 2009
HSI Europe applauds the European Commission's move to recognise three non-animal test methods as replacements for skin irritation tests using rabbits and other animals. Once this is ratified, animal testing for skin irritation will be prohibited under EU law.