Animal testing soars in Portugal

in News · 11-02-2020 09:31:00 · 2 Comments

New figures from the EU have shown that animal testing in Portugal more than doubled in the space of just two years.

According to a statement released by Cruelty-Free, Portugal increased animal testing from 20,000 in 2015 to 52,000 in 2017.

The UK topped the list, conducting more than 2.5 million tests on animals in 2017.

Mice topped the list in terms of testing, while there were more than 350,000 tests on rabbits and a further 13,000 on dogs.


Comments:

It would be good to know what they are testing for. Make-up, medicine...

By Scarlett Verkuijlen from Algarve on 11-02-2020 02:26

This is disgraceful. Animal testing is not only extremely cruel and barbaric but completely pointless, as the only animal who will react in the same way to all the same things as humans is other humans.

By K from Other on 11-02-2020 11:06
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