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Review recommended to phase out animal testing in UK

A Beagle in a cage at the veterinary hospital.

Charity urges government to set out “comprehensive strategy to phase out animal experiments”

The government is reportedly launching a review on animal testing in research, as pressure grows to replace the use of animals with new technologies.

According to the Telegraph newspaper, home secretary Priti Patel is launching a review aimed at finding ways to end the use of animals in the development of medicines, with plans to invest in technologies such as testing on lab-grown organs and cells, and limiting the reasons for which animals can be used in experiments.

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