About Anne Jeffery

Anne Jeffery is FRAME's Communications Manager.

FRAME response to call for tighter animal research reporting rules in the US

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking at potential changes to the statistics reporting requirements for American laboratories, following a petition by the country’s National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS). FRAME has been asked to provide information to support a response to the proposals by the Philadelphia-based Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF).

The current requirements are […]

August 25th, 2015|News|Comments Off

FRAME and the Kennel Club ask for a U-turn on beagle breeding centre

FRAME and the Kennel Club have sent an open letter to Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government The Rt Hon Greg Clark, MP calling on him and the Government to reverse their decision to grant planning permission for a laboratory beagle breeding centre in East Yorkshire.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council rejected the planning […]

August 10th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off

70% of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too much on animal models

A literary review has revealed that a majority of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too heavily on animal tests. In spite of availability of alternatives and regulatory requirements, their use in industry lags behind. The review looked at factors that influence the disparity.
See more at Faunalytics

August 6th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Ultrafast West US network plan

August 4, 2015 A group of US West Coast university labs are to be linked into a new network called the Pacific Research Platform to make data sharing faster and more efficient. Read more at the New York Times.

August 4th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Leicester scientists to unlock the secrets of the biological clock

27 July 2015  Scientists in Leicester are tackling two of the most critical questions to ageing – why do some people stay healthy in older age while others succumb to chronic disease, and what can we do about it? Read more at UK Biobank

July 27th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Home Office animal welfare stakeholder meeting

As part of its policy of collaboration with Government, industry and academia, FRAME regularly attends the Home Office Animal Welfare Stakeholder Meetings to share information and data.

At the latest meeting Home Office officials warned that the report of statistics on procedures carried out on laboratory animals in the UK will be delayed this year because […]

July 23rd, 2015|News, Newsfeed, Press|Comments Off

FRAME welcomes EU strategy document

FRAME has welcomed a new EU strategy designed to promote ways of integrating data obtained through non-animal tests with computer models of the human body. The strategy aims to reduce animal testing while improving the protection of human health from exposure to chemicals.

The strategy has been published by the EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to […]

July 17th, 2015|Press|Comments Off

EU body publishes new testing strategy

17 July 2015 The EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL Ecvam), part of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre, has just published a strategy calling for more integration of non-animal methods into testing. The strategy aims at reducing animal testing while improving the protection of human health from exposure to chemicals.
More information at EU […]

July 17th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Biocides Asia

15 July 2015 South Korea has recently issued threshold limits for a range of biocides. Its Ministry of Environment (MoE) has published a list of product safety and labelling standards for disinfectants, insect repellents and preservatives. A Priority Existing Chemicals (PEC) list was published on 1 July detailing 510 substances that must be registered before […]

July 15th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off