National Anti-vivisection Society

 

National Antivisection Society

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The NAVS calls on the public to respond to Home Office Consultation

Opportunity for “Cutting Edge, not knife edge” as Government consults on animal testing directive. This year the UK will begin the first major revision of animal experimentation rules in over 25 years...

NAVS “Cutting Edge Not Knife Edge” billboard touring London

As government considers the biggest overhaul of regulations on animal experiments for 25 years, the National Anti Vivisection Society (NAVS) hit the streets of Westminster with an eye-catching billboard. The...

The NAVS welcomes Minister Lynne Featherstone’s statement on household product testing

On 29 March, Lynne Featherstone, the Home Office Minister, issued a statement in response to a Parliamentary Question tabled by Adrian Sanders MP confirming that the Government intends to ban animal testing...

The NAVS uncovers figures that show the UK is the biggest user of primates in the EU

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed the recent publication by the European Commission of its Sixth Statistical Report on the numbers of animals used in EU laboratories in 2008, the...

New EU Animal Experiments rules: MEPs disappointed

UK Government urged to commit to replacing animal experiments during implementation The UK Government is being called on to take a progressive approach when implementing the new Directive on animal...

Slight decrease in UK animal experiments

The Home Office published the annual statistics on the use of animals in scientific research for 2009. The results show that there was a slight decrease in the number of procedures in the UK by 36,540...

European Parliament committee rejects amendments to animal testing directive

The Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament has rejected, at a meeting on 12th of July, amendments to the Council's common position on the animal experiments directive tabled by Brian Simpson...

NAVS calls on MPs to back study into reliability of animal testing

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is calling for MPs to back an EDM which calls for steps to reduce the increasing number of cases of severe adverse reactions to drugs. The NAVS supported...

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