What is animal testing? Animal testing is the use of living animals to performed research into the basics of biology and diseases assessing the effectiveness of new medical products(Humane Society International). But many debating has been done over animal testing, people are either in favor or against the use of animals for medical research. Many say that the use of animals is important for the advancement in medical research, without the use of animals medicine, treatment for cancer, antibiotics for infection, vaccines to help prevent deadly diseases and new technics for transplant would not exists and safe life. (pro-test) As Former UK Officer Minister Joan Ryan quoted “Animals research and testing has played a part in almost every medical breakthrough of the last century.
Reasons we test products on animals There are many different reasons that scientist and manufacturers choose to test their products or experiments on animals. Animals are tested because many people think it would be inhumane to test on humans so they decided that animals would be the next best thing. Products are also tested on animals so they can be sure that the product is not harmful to humans, animals, and also the environment. So they basically make sure a product is safe to protect animals by harming animals Another reason that products are tested is so that companies do not send out a product into the public that is har... ... middle of paper ... ...to animal testing can sometimes be more expensive but it can sometimes be cheaper. References Alternatives to Animal Testing.
Web. 11 Nov. 2013. Ranganatha, N., and I.J. Kuppast. “A Review On Alternatives To Animal Testing Methods In Drug Development.” International Journal Of Pharmaceutical Sciences 4.