1991 – LD50 test banned

The highly controversial Median Lethal Dose Test, or LD50, was developed by J. W. Trevan in 1927 as a means to determine characteristics in acute toxicity. However, due to the necessity to terminate large numbers of test subjects as a requisite of the test it received heavy criticism. In 1991 the UK Government decided upon [...]

May 27th, 2014|Timeline, TL_legislation|Comments Off on 1991 – LD50 test banned

Facelifts, baldness and botulinum toxin (aka Botox)

FRAME is deeply concerned about the use of botulinum toxin (like botox) for cosmetic purposes, and the apparent indifference by its users to the intense animal suffering its production causes.  There is no excuse for animals being subjected to painful and distressing procedures for the sake of human vanity. FRAME was delighted when a new, [...]

May 22nd, 2014|PositionStatement|Comments Off on Facelifts, baldness and botulinum toxin (aka Botox)