2018 German Annual Use Statistics

In accordance with EU guidelines the Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft produces annual statistics showing the number of procedures on animals in German research. This includes many types of research including basic and translations studies, animal testing for safety, and the breeding of GM mouse lines. EU guidelines demand that all vertebrates and Cephalopoda be … Continue reading 2018 German Annual Use Statistics

US publishes 2018 animal use statistics

In 2018, US government statistics put the number of laboratory animals used in research at 780,070, an increase of 5.7% from 2017. This includes both public and private institutions. These statistics do not include all animals as most mice, rats, and fish are not covered by the Animal Welfare Act – though they are still … Continue reading US publishes 2018 animal use statistics