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Hospital food 'sourced from animals reared in poor conditions'
BBC News
Meat and eggs used in hospital food in England do not meet the animal welfare standards expected by consumers, a survey suggests. The RSPCA and Campaign for Better Hospital Food study found most chicken, eggs and pork served came from animals ...
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Caring enough to put animals first
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
We make every effort to place our animals in loving, permanent homes, to encourage population control and to promote responsible pet ownership. We are dedicated to providing education and support to the public, and being an animal welfare resource ...
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Animal ambulance to offer free clinic
North Devon Gazette
“It is an amazingly generous offer the NDAA and animal welfare in North Devon has received, it's a huge thing for the area and we are absolutely delighted,” said Diana Lewis at the charity. “The huge amount of savings this will mean for the charity on ...
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PETA Slams 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' Premiere Party for Using ...
Opposing Views
PETA continues, “The wolves were provided by Hollywood Animals, a notorious exhibitor that has been cited for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act for repeatedly failing to provide the animals it exploits with basic veterinary care, proper ...
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Cats at risk of antifreeze poisoning warn SPCA
A spokeswoman for the charity said: “In the most recent incident, Scotland's animal welfare charity was contacted by distraught owners when their cat had to be put to sleep after he returned to his home on Clinton Place seriously unwell on Sunday 3 ...
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Animal rescuers to share experience in protecting strays
Focus Taiwan News Channel
15 (CNA) Nearly 30 animal rescue volunteers will gather Saturday to share their experience in animal protection, with an art exhibition under such a theme to be held to raise the awareness about animal welfare, event organizers said Wednesday. Among ...
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Animal activists say turkeys were abused at NC plants
Charlotte Observer
Less than a year after an animal welfare group uncovered abuse at a Butterball turkey farm in Hoke County, the group says another undercover investigation shows identical practices at Butterball facilities in Onslow, Duplin, Sampson and Lenoir counties.
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Florida animal law attacks Constitutional rights, animal welfare
A new animal control law was passed on Friday in Hernando County, a suburb of Tampa, Fla., that allows animal control officers to enter private property without a warrant in pursuit of stray animals. It also has provisions that allow dogs and other ...
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PRINCE CHARLES: Charity goose tribute
Xperedon Charity News
Animal welfare charity names goose after Prince Charles in birthday tribute and to celebrate his support for anti-Foie Gras campaign... PETA, the animal rights charity, has announced it has named a rescued goose from a Foie Gras farm, in honour of His ...
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Alternatives to Laboratory Animals- latest edition now available

Here are the contents of ATLA 40.6 with links to free articles and abstracts.

FRAME and the Pharmaceutical Industry
Michael Balls

News & Views

Annual Lecture
The Rational Use of Animals in Drug Development: Contribution of the Innovative Medicines Initiative
Magda Gunn, Elisabetta Vaudano and Michel Goldman

Training Needs for Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Survey-informed Analysis
Silvia Lapenna, Silke Gabbert and Andrew Worth

Factors Affecting People’s Acceptance of the Use of Zebrafish and Mice in Research
Elisabeth H. Ormandy, Catherine A. Schuppli and Daniel M. Weary

The Value of In Vitro Models of the Blood–Brain Barrier and Their Uses
Adjanie Patabendige

The Declaration on Openness on Animal Research
Michael Balls

Letters to the Editor

Perspectives in Laboratory Animal Science (PiLAS)
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