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Animals in Science
Nature publishes a positive outlook on the European Commission’s first reports on the statistics of animals used in science and implementation of the Directive 2010/63/EU, designed to harmonise the practices involved in animal experimentation.
Nature publishes laudatory assessment of animals in science EU statistics
17 February 2020
This is the thirteenth Commission report on the development, validation and legal acceptance of methods alternative to animal testing in the field of cosmetics.
EC report on alternative methods to animal testing in cosmetics
24 December 2019
A new study co-authored by the JRC prioritises human relevant methods and the replacement of animal models in biomedical research.
New study prioritises human-relevant methods and replacement of animal models
23 September 2019
A recent Commission review on the animal experimentation Directive stresses the importance of unleashing its potential to seriously replace, reduce and refine (3Rs) the use of animals for testing, research or educational purposes. 
Commission review of animal experimentation law highlights scope for delivering improvements on animal welfare
13 November 2017
Today the European Commission published their response to the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) ‘Stop Vivisection’. The success of this ECI reaching the required million signatures highlighted the fact that animal testing remains a great concern for the citizens of the EU and these concerns must be addressed.
European Commission doesn’t go far enough to meet citizens’ demands to improve animal welfare
15 June 2015