The Netherlands publishes 2015 animal research statistics

There were 479,580 procedures on animals in the Netherlands for scientific purposes in 2015, down almost 15% from the previous year. This was according to the latest report by the Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority¬†(Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit, NVWA). There were falls in the number of most species used, with the exception of rats … Continue reading The Netherlands publishes 2015 animal research statistics

The Netherlands publishes their 2014 animal research statistics

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit, NVWA) have produced statistics showing the number of procedures carried out on animals in 2014. The total number of procedures carried out on animals¬†in 2014 was 563,769 procedures, up 25% from 2013. Mice, rats, birds and fish are the most commonly used animals, … Continue reading The Netherlands publishes their 2014 animal research statistics