Posts Categorized: Properly moderated public scientific debates represented by EFMA

Penicillin and Insulin – both derailed by misleading animal models

Two of the most common false claims from the PR organisation for animal experimentation – ‘Understanding Animal Research’ (UAR) – are that penicillin and insulin would never have been discovered without the use of animal models – specifically dogs regarding the insulin claim. Both these claims are untrue and could be proved as such if… Read more »

We Have Responded to the Laboratory Animal Model Community’s Criticism of our Petition

The public relations company for the animal model community ‘Understanding Animal Research’ (UAR) has published a letter on twitter objecting to our petition. We find this extraordinary: UAR have repeatedly and publicly agreed to participate in a public scientific debate organised by the science-based campaign ‘For Life On Earth’ (FLOE), with the highly qualified medical… Read more »