Animal Testing Should Not Be Banned Essay

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Animal Testing

“ If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn 't done anything”(Ellen Degeneres). Animal testing has been a problem for many years. Companies use animals such as rabbits, mice, and hamsters to test their cosmetic products. Over the last century the number of tests that are being used on animals has increased an enormous amount. During the 1990s, testing on animals was publicized and many more people became aware of it. People became angry at the companies that were doing such harmful things to these animals. In 1998 animal testing was banned in Britain. In the United States, there are still companies that are performing these tests on helpless animals. They use and test chemicals on these animals various times and end up killing the animal at the end of the testings.Cosmetic companies such as L’oreal, Estee Lauder, and M.A.C are still testing their products on animals. Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation is when companies use non-human animals for testing chemicals that are in the products that they have. They use various variables and they change and harm the animal 's system.Animal testing should not be used to make cosmetic products because there are alternative methods that can be used, animals are so different than humans that it often yields unreliable results, and it is the cruel treatment of animals that is unethical .

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