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Brussels Banning Animal Testing On Cats, Dogs, And Primates

It goes to show that it is possible for governments to move away from the use of animals in experiments.

CHERYL HOAHING: ‘Scientific experiments using cats, dogs, and primates will no longer be legal in Belgium’s Brussels-Capital Region starting on Jan. 1, 2020. In addition, beginning on Jan. 1, 2025, the area, which includes the city of Brussels and 18 municipalities, will prohibit all types of educational and safety tests involving animals except in rare cases where there are no other alternatives available and the experiments are of absolute importance… “This is brilliant news from Belgium,” said Michelle Thew, the chief executive of Cruelty Free International. “It goes to show that it is possible for governments to move away from the use of animals in experiments. I would call upon the United Kingdom government to look at what has happened in Brussels-Capital and follow suit”.’ SOURCE…

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