Wednesday, 11 October 2023 17:59

Animal testing in Germany: reduction strategy to come Featured

The "traffic light coalition" consisting of the Green Party, Liberals and Social democrats, has earmarked one million euros in the budget for 2024 for the development and initial implementation of a strategy to reduce animal testing. Another million has been reserved for subsequent budgets.

As the current press release states, the goal of these funds is primarily to establish animal-free test methods  in practice. Although these methods are already well developed, they have not yet been widely used due to expensive and lengthy approval procedures. Here, the processes are to be accelerated.

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