June 7, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formalized several policy recommendations designed to reduce animal tests in pesticide safety.
May 24, 2013
The Chemical Safety Improvement Act, a bipartisan bill which gives the Environmental Protection Agency increased authority to ask for information about industrial chemicals and supports the use of approaches that do not rely on animal testing, was introduced in Congress this week.
February 20, 2013
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses why researchers must end their reliance on animal research and focus on humane tools and technologies that are are directly relevant to humans
January 6, 2012
By 2050, wrote HSI's Dr. Andrew Rowan in an article in The Scientist, we might finally see the last of animal use in the laboratory.
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.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 25, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States presented its 2011 Russell & Burch Award to Julia Fentem, Ph.D. of Unilever for her contributions to the advancement of alternative methods to the use of animals in testing.
August 23, 2011
The HSUS leads a global effort to accelerate the replacement of animals in research with more modern techniques. We will harness the momentum of scientific advances and an increasing concern for animal welfare to replace animals in experiments entirely.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
March 29, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Launching New Database on Animal Welfare Enforcement
The HSUS applauds the USDA for launching a new database to increase public access to information regarding research facilities and other entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 24, 2011
Citizens from across Maine will meet with their lawmakers Thursday at the capitol and urge them to pass a variety of important animal welfare bills during Humane Lobby Day 2011. The HSUS and Maine Friends of Animals are sponsoring the event.
January 28, 2011
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2011 Russell and Burch Award, which will be given to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to animal alternative methods in the areas of biomedical research, testing or higher education.
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.
February 20, 2009
Studying mice has limited relevance when it comes to treating or preventing diseases in humans.