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Humane treatment of animals used in research.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session, on H. R. 1937 ... [and] H. R. 3556 ... September 28 and 29, 1962

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 375 p. :
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16859341M
    LC Control Number63060124

    First published in , this groundbreaking book helped launch the modern animal rights movement. Singer exposes the truth behind industries that abuse animals, offers a philosophical argument against “speciesism,” and provides concrete humane solutions. It’s no wonder that this timeless book still softens even the hardest of hearts today. “The Humane Economy traces the economic impact of the public’s concern for animals across a wide range of animal abuses.” (Peter Singer, The New York Review of Books) “An important book. I would urge you to purchase it and learn for yourself how the welfare of animals is changing the world.” (Cathy Kangas, Huffington Post)/5(98).

    The Three Rs (3Rs) in relation to science are guiding principles for more ethical use of animals in were first described by W. M. S. Russell and R. L. Burch in The 3Rs are: Replacement: methods which avoid or replace the use of animals in research; Reduction: use of methods that enable researchers to obtain comparable levels of information from fewer animals, or to . Regulations established under the AWA set standards for the humane care and treatment for certain animals that are exhibited to the public, sold for use as pets, used in research, or transported commercially. Facilities using regulated animals for regulated purposes must provide their animals with adequate housing, sanitation, nutrition, water.

    The federal Animal Welfare Act seeks â to insure that animals intended for use in research facilities are provided humane care and treatment.â The U.S. Pub- lic Health Serviceâ s Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Ani-. Islam also prohibits the slaughtering of one animal in front of another. Never, prior to Islam, had the world witnessed such concern for animals. Humane Islamic treatment of animals can be summarized by the following points: First, Islam requires that pets or farm animals .


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Humane treatment of animals used in research by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Care and Humane Treatment of Animals Used in Research, Testing, Education and Training I. Policy It is the policy of Rice University that animals used in research, testing, education and training deserve a compassionate caring environment. Humane treatment of animals used in research: hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session, on H.R.

a bill to provide for the humane treatment of animals used in experiments and tests of recipients of grants from the United States and by agencies and instrumentalities of the U.S.

The use of animals in research, testing, and education is subject to a myriad of laws, regulations, policies, and standards. The public’s interest in the treatment of laboratory animals and lobbying by animal welfare and antivivisection organizations has led to the passage of many of these laws and regulations during the second half of the 20th century.

Animals used in research should have environments that provide safety, comfort, cleanliness and enrichment. Pain and fear should be controlled. There should be a clear-cut expectation that the experiment will contribute significantly to knowledge that will ultimately benefit animals and humans.

Humane Treatment of Farm Animals: Overview and Issues Congressional Research Service Summary Animal welfare supporters in the United States have long sought legislation to modify or curtail some practices considered by U.S.

agriculture to be acceptable or even necessary to animal health. The consequences of the animal protection movement and public opinion are (1) reduced access to random source dogs and cats from pounds and shelters, (2) increased USDA efforts to inspect and enforce the AWA in regards to Class B dealers, and (3) pressure on research institutions to use purpose-bred animals from Class A dealers, to explore.

Animals used for research include (in decreasing order of frequency): mice, rats, birds, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, farm animals (including pigs and sheep), dogs, primates (including monkeys and chimpanzees) and cats. Frogs and fish are also widely used, but. Children’s Books Inspire Humane Treatment of Animals.

Posted on Febru by OOTC Editor. Brenda, aka “Grannie” Snow, a human resources director, always wanted to write. Her own experiences with cats inspired her to create the Silas Series of children’s books.

She has been delighted by the reception the first two books in the. The application of animals to test a large number of products from household chemicals and cosmetics to Pharmaceutical products has been considered to be a normal strategy for many years.

Laboratory animals are generally used in three primary fields: biomedical research, product security evaluation show more content. Research procedures with nonhuman animals should conform to the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. § et.

seq.) and applicable federal regulations, policies, and guidelines, regarding personnel, supervision, record keeping, and veterinary care. Animal use: The proper care, use, and humane treatment of laboratory animals produced for or used in research, testing, or teaching.

The goal of the Guide is to promote the humane care and use of laboratory animals by providing information that will enhance animal well-being, the quality of research, and the advancement of scientific knowledge that is relevant to both humans and animals.

Start studying Ethics Quiz #2: EBS Humane Care and Use of Animals in Research. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. "Why Animal Experimentation Matters" invites a wide audience to learn about animal research. Although it is a scholarly treatise on the use of animals for biomedical purposes, it is written in a manner that enables those unfamiliar with science and ethics to appreciate the issue/5(6).

Summary. More than million animals are slaughtered for food in Canada yearly. Canadians assumes government ensures the humane treatment of farm animals and are shocked to discover there are no regulations stipulating the treatment of animals on the farm, other than animal cruelty laws, used only to prosecute egregious ry: Charity > Theme > Animals.

Why science is being more open about animals in research. At the heart of the legislation is the humane treatment of animals. Dr Sarah Bailey is Chair of the Animal Research Author: Dr Sarah Bailey. Humane Treatment of Animals 10/24/ pm ET Updated Strolling down the grocery aisle, the shopper may not be aware of the many safeguards in place to ensure that the neatly packaged chicken, roasts, pork chops and ground meat are wholesome and safe and that the animals presented for slaughter have been treated humanely.

"We support regulations that protect the life and health of animals, including those ensuring the humane treatment of pets and other domestic animals, animals used in research, and the painless slaughtering of meat animals, fish, and fowl.

We encourage the preservation of all animal species including those threatened with extinction.". § Standards and certification process for humane handling,care, treatment, and transportation of animals 10 § Humane standards for animals by United StatesGovernment facilities16 § Consultation and cooperation with Federal, State, andlocal.

Only in the last years have laws been codified to protect animals used for draft or companionship, and only in the last 30 years, with the Animal Welfare Act, has protection extended to animals used in research. The use of animals to assist human therapeutic activities has a long history, but extensive, docu- mented, and organized use is Cited by: Presents the text for the "U.S.

Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research and Training" as well as the "Health Research Extension Act of " (Public Law"Animals in Research," Novem ), which provides the statutory mandate for the PHS Policy.

publication. Burch and Russell believed that humane care and treatment of animals used in research extends beyond their involvement in experiments. Refinement applies to all aspects of the life of a laboratory animal.Medical research with animals is one. type of medical research, but other types include experiments with cells and chemicals and simulations on computers.

Animal research usually describes research involving vertebrates, such as cats, mice, frogs, pigs, and primates. Most animals used in research are specifically bred for use in medical Size: 1MB.Worldwide, approximately 35 million animals are used in research each year; the United States alone uses 12 million animals annually--more than any other country.

Inthe official number of research animals recorded in the United States was 1, However, this number must be increased tenfold to account for laboratory rats.