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CAMPAIGNS

 

 

CAMPAIGNS

 

STOP HUNTINGDON ANIMAL CRUELTY (SHAC)

 

PO Box 381, Cheltenham, Glos, GL50 1YN (for merchandise, leaflets videos,etc)

Tel: 0845 458 0630

www.shac.net 

info@shac.net

      

PO Box 381, Cheltenham, Glos,GL50 1YN (for merchandise, leaflets videos,etc)

Tel: 0845 458 0630

 

Huntindon Life Sciences ( HLS)is one of the  largest international contract testing companies.  They test weedkillers, pesticides, drugs & household products on animals to enable big businesses to get their products on the market quickly & cheaply. { NB MOST VIVISECTION IS CONDUCTED FOR  ‘ NEW & IMPROVED’ HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS,PAINT DETERGENTS, COSMETICS & OTHER TRITE LIFE-WASTING CONSUMABLES} HLS has been exposed 5 times in the last 10 years for cruelty and incompetence. They torture and kill thousands of animals every year for profit.

By targeting shareholders, stockbrokers & bankers, SHAC has caused a collapse in HLS’s shares, setting an historical precedent  for the AV movement.

 

 

 

Diaries of Despair campaign

 

Uncaged Campaigns

www.uncaged.co.uk

www.xenodiaries.org

 

Imutran Ltd- 

Calling for an independent inquiry to investigate the conduct & regulation of pig-to-primate organ transplant research performed by Imutran Ltd at HLS, as reported in the Daily Express & in the Diaries of Despair report published on 21st Sept, 2000.

 

 

 

The Covance Campaign

http://www.covancecampaign.com/

 

Covance Laboratories Ltd (ex-Hazelton)

 

Campaign to close one of the biggest vivisection labs in Europe, situated in Harrogate, N. Yorkshire.

Monkeys, mice, rays, hamsters, pigs, chickens, cows, birds, cats, fish, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs and dogs are  all used here.

Covance also breeds animals to sell to other labs. Novartis’s Imutran (see www. xenodiaries.org ) are a customer of Covance where Brian Cass worked before HLS.

 

 

Save the Newchurch Guinea Pigs campaign (SNGP)

 

www.guineapigs.org.uk

info@guineapigs.org.uk

 

 

David Hall & partners of Darley Oak farm, Newchurch, Burton-on-Trent breed guinea pigs for vivisection labs. They have thousands of guinea pigs at the farm, all to be sold on to be used in horrific &  unscientific & useless experiments.

 

 

 

 

Sequani Vivisection Lab

(formerly SQAT -Stop Quintiles’ Animal Tests)

 

Campaigning for an end to animal experiments at Quintiles (formerly Toxicol) vivisection labs in Ledbury and Edinburgh

 

PO Box 127, Kidderminster, Worcs, DY10 3UZ

 

 

Harlan-Sera UK

 

Campaign against Harlan UK which breeds  beagle dogs for vivisection and  sends GM “transgenic”pigs  (belonging   to Imutran, subsidiary of Novartis, biotech giant) to form breeding herds in Japan, US, Canada and Spain.

 

http://www.free.freespeech.org/chuk/

 

Loughborough Animal Concern

PO Box5515

Loughborough LE11 1ZQ

 

 

B & K Universal (Bantin & Kingman)

 

 

Based in E. Yorkshire.

Breed and import animals for vivisection. Also train and supply technicians for viv. companies; make Bee-Kay animal feeds, bedding and equipment for the industry.

B& K have companies worldwide , e.g. US, Sweden, Norway, China, Spain, South Korea.

 

Hull Animal Rights

PO Box 43

Hull HU1 1AA

 

 

NIMR (National Institute of Medical Research)

 

In NW London. Home of MRC (Medical Research Council). Most prestigious governmental lab in UK. Over 200 scientists with budget of 25 million pounds pa.

1988-90, undercover investigation centering around Prof. W. Feldberg’s experiments on cats and rabbits, who lost his licence as a result.

Campaign being stepped up to expose what really goes on there - cruelty paid for out of

taxpayers’ money.

 

www.londonaa.demon.co.uk

 

Mill Hill AV Action

c/o LAA, BCM 2248

London WC1N  3XX

 

 

John Radcliffe & other Hospitals, and the University of Oxford

 

Recent published Clinical papers expose these ‘hidden crimes’ paid for by the tax payer and certain charities to be of NO BENEFIT TO THE HUMAN patient, & only the cause of immense SUFFERING to animals.

Prof Colin Blakemore (who sews up cat’s eyes) admitted “If I had to justify my work in terms of clinical benefit before I started , I would never have been given a licence.”

 

 

“AT FIRST PEOPLE REFUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A NEW THING CAN BE DONE, THEN THEY BEGIN TO HOPE IT CAN’T BE DONE, THEN THEY SEE IT CAN BE DONE, AND ALL THE WORLD WONDERS WHY IT WAS NOT DONE CENTURIES AGO.”   From F.H. Burnett: “The Secret Garden

 

The Judicial Inquiry Campaign

 

Demand for an independent judicial inquiry into vivisection and airtime from the BBC for an  open real-time debate on vivisection

 

www.vivisection.info

 

To be kept updated on forthcoming events contact:

alleycats@btinternet.com

 

 

 

July 2002

 

 

 

 

BOYCOTTS

 

The following companies are either currently the subject of boycotts or have been in the past  because of their animal testing/experiments;_

Procter & Gamble:  (Always, Ariel, Attends, Bold, Boss, Bounce, Camay, Clearasil, Crest, Daz, Delph, Denclen, Dreft, Fairy Liquid, Fairy Snow, Flash, Head & Shoulders, Insignia, Lenor, Mandate, Max Factor, Milton, Napisan, Oil of Ulay, Old Spice, Pampers, Pantene Pro-V Shampoo, Rapport, Sinex, Tide, Vaporub, Vidal Sassoon, Vicks, Vortex, Zest, Pringles, Tampax, Mary Quant, Pepto-Bismol  Iams & Eukanuba)
 

Nestle:  (Gold Blend, Dairy Crunch, Carnation , Slender, Go Cat, Go Dog, Chambourcy, Crosse & Blackwell, Findus, Lean Cuisine, Libby’s , Rowntree’s, Shredded Wheat, L’Oreal brands )

Monsanto USA:  (Nutrasweet, Canderel, Flix artificial sweeteners)

Bausch and Lomb: (Ray-Ban sunglasses, Chromax sunglasses, Bushnell binoculars and telescopes, Leica cameras and accessories, contact lenses and cleaning solutions, Electroplac electric toothbrushes) They own companies which breed and sell animals for experiments.

Kraft Foods: (Maxwell House, Café Hag, Kenco, Mellow Birds, Master Blend coffees, Vitalite, Golden Crown and Kraft margarines, Dairylea and Philadelphia cheese spreads, Cheddarie cheese, Free Choice cheese dressings)

Boots Company (UK)

*Gillette Products  was until recently the subject of an international boycott but have announced that they no longer test on animals. It is not  yet clear if this is a permanent ban. (Contour, Double Edge, Foamy, Blue 11, Braun, Oral-B, Right Guard, ZR, Natrel Plus, Silkience, White Rain, Herbelle, The Dry Look, Toni, Papermate and Parker pens, Liquid Paper, Mistake Out, Flair, Pen & Ink stationery products)

Companies that manufacture products which are tested on animals:

Reckitt and Colman
Johnson and Johnson
Vidal Sassoon
Unilever
Scott Paper
Pfizer
Max Factor
Maybelline
Calvin Klein
Alberto Culver
Carter Wallace
Clairol
Colgate Palmolive
Coty
Schering Plough
Sally Hanson
Shiseido Co
Lever Bros
Kimberley Clark
S. C. Johnson
Helene Curtis
Fendi
Cover Girl
Elizabeth Arden
Erno Laszio
Faberge
Flame Glow

There are many companies and brands which do not fund animal experiments, eg. Ark, Beauty Without Cruelty, Ecover, Astonish, Acdo & Glo-white, Uncaged, Honesty, Barry M, Daniel Field, Dolma, Weleda (UK) Ltd, Bio-d Company Ltd, Seven Seas, Izal, etc.