The European Union has confirmed that the marketing, import, and sale of animal-tested cosmetics and their ingredients will no longer be legal in the EU. PCRM has spent years rallying support for the ban.
PCRM praised an NIH advisory group, which recommended phasing out federally funded chimpanzee experiments and retiring most federally owned chimpanzees to sanctuaries. But PCRM strongly opposes NIH's suggestion that it hold 50 chimpanzees for future research.
NIH will retire more than 100 of its chimpanzees used in experiments at New Iberia Research Center to Chimp Haven sanctuary. My colleagues Elizabeth Kucinich, John Pippin, M.D., and others at PCRM deserve credit for this sea change.
Lt. Col. William Morris, M.D. (ret), a neurosurgeon who served 20 years in the U.S. Army, has filed a Petition for Enforcement against the U.S. Air Force for its use of live animals for combat trauma training at Hurlburt Field in Florida.