European Commission Says It Wants To Curtail Animal Testing, But Can’t Just Yet

Via IFLScience:

Despite Europe already having made illegal the use of animals in the cosmetics industry, almost 1.2 million citizens recently petitioned that this is inadequate and called for an outright ban of animal testing. Their voices were considered, but on May 3 the European Commission announced that the appeal has been rejected on grounds that it would hinder crucial biomedical research.

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