BUAVBritish Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
BUAVBritish Union Against Vivisection (est. 1898; London, UK)
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The RSPCA and BUAV said they are members of the Fundraising Standards Board and abided by a code of conduct limiting how often they contact people.
According to the BUAV, diseased ewes started to lose their sight within six months and become disorientated.
Established by the BUAV, one of the world's longest standing and most respected animal protection organisations, Cruelty Free International is head-quartered in London from where an international network of organisations are mobilised in a coordinated campaign.
For more information on the BUAV and our work, please visit www.
In 2012, the BUAV established Cruelty Free International, the first global organisation dedicated to ending cosmetics animal testing worldwide.
The BUAV claims the tests, which involved implanting electrodes into the animals' brains to record activity while they underwent various tasks, were "highly invasive" and would have caused "a high level of distress".
It is totally unacceptable for animals to continue to suffer and die in the name of beauty," Contactmusic quoted Michelle Thew, Chief Executive of the BUAV, as saying.
BUAV commissioned communications agency Neo to create a short film that would make an immediate impact with the public on the cruelty of passenger airline transportation of non-human primates.
She also championed animal welfare Issues and secured BUAV approval across health and beauty products.
The groups, including the BUAV (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) the IPPL (Intl Primate Protection League), and PCRM (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine), believe that such a proposal is a step backwards at a time when the ethical and scientific use of nonhuman primates in research is being challenged by scientists and others.
All carry the EU's Eco Flower and the BUAV "Cruelty Free" logos.
BUAV claims most of these experiments were "a complete waste of time" from a scientific point of view.