The FDA Modernization Act has passed!
CAARE is thrilled to announce that the FDA Modernization Act 2.0 has been passed today, December 23, 2022, by the U.S. Congress!Read more
Call Congress on Tuesday November 1
We’re having a National call-in day on Tuesday, November 1st to urge Congress to support the FDA Modernization Act, and we need your help!Read more
Victory! Senate passes FDA Modernization Act
Yesterday, September 29, 2022, the Senate voted unanimously to pass the bipartisan FDA Modernization Act that would lift the absolute requirement for animal testing in new drug development.Read more
Two steps forward for ending drug tests on animals
Two major breakthroughs last week paved the way for an end to the use of animals in drug tests.Read more
Great news! FDA bill on path for success
This is big! Last week the House Health Subcommittee took a huge step towards passing the FDA Modernization Act, which would end FDA’s animal testing requirement, by voting 30 – 0 on May 11 to pass a legislative package that includes the Act.Read more
A new 3D model to test treatments for fibrosis
There are over 200 connective tissue disorders that currently lack cures or effective treatments, many of which are seriously disabling or even fatal.Read more
Animal experiments are on the losing side of science
The number of scientists who affirm that animal experiments cannot deliver accurate results for human medicine is never-ending.
Earlier this month, Dr. Alirez Mashaghi, an award-winning doctor and scientist at Harvard and the Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research left no doubt when he said: “… the high failure rates of drugs in clinical trials suggest that the differences between animals and humans are too big. Laboratory animals are therefore neither reliable models of humans disease nor good predictors of the effectiveness and toxicity of drugs.”Read more
Tell Congress: Support the FDA Modernization Act!
Please note: Due to rules imposed by the U.S. Congress, only residents of the U.S. may sign this letter.
The past twenty years have seen astounding progress in developing innovative and superior methods that can replace the use of animals in research and testing. Sophisticated cell cultures such as 3D organoids, organs on chips, along with advances in medical imaging, computer modeling and mapping the human genome have transformed science and medicine.Read more
Appropriations 2022 language supports nonanimal research
On Thursday, July 15, the House Appropriations Committee approved language supported by CAARE to promote a National Center for Alternatives to Animals in Research under NIH, focused on developing, promoting and funding human-relevant, non-animal methods of research, and to develop a plan for reducing numbers of animals. Also included was language to require NIH to disclose numbers of animals used in federally funded experiments.Read more
Congress needs to hear from you!
Currently, government funding and incentives for research go towards cruel animal experiments. The Humane Research and Testing Act (HRTA) was established to change that and redirect government to fund modern, human-relevant methods that offer real results without harming innocent animals.Read more