Volume XV, Number 6
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Looking for a holiday gift for an animal lover? Sophie's Mercantile of
Everett, WA, makes 100% cotton neckties in a variety of animal motifs and
colors. Some of the animals gracing the ties include whales, cows, chickens,
cats, and birds. The ties are handcrafted in the USA of domestic and imported
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European Congress on Ethics of Animal Experimentation
The European Biomedical Research Association (EBRA) and the Federation
of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) have organized
a European Congress on the Ethics of Animal Experimentation, to be held
at the Palais des Congrs in Brussels, Belgium on December 17 and 18, 1996.
A represents researchers and research organizations across Europe who use
animals in laboratories. EBRA aims to promote a greater public understanding
of why and how animals are used in medical research.
FELASA consists of national or regional laboratory animal science associations.
The aim of FELASA is to promote optimal conditions for the humane and appropriat
e use of animals for scientific purposes.
Members of the animal research and animal protection communities have been
invited to attend the Congress and participate in the process. The Congress
will have simultaneous translation in English, French, and German. It is
extremely important that animal rights activists attend this meeting, too.
further information, write to Congress Secretariat, BW & Partners, 9,
rue du Moniteur, B-2011 Brussels, Fax N +32-2-219 32 15.
Looking to connect with veggie soul mates in cyberspace? Every Wednesday
night is vegetarian night on America Online. Veggie night kicks off with
Carol Coughlin, R.D.'s "Teen Chat" at 8 pm EST. Next up is NurseBobbi's
"Vegetarian Living" at 9 pm, followed by "Vegetarian Issues," which is
hosted by Karen Iacobbo. The night comes to a close with "Unmoderated Open
Mike," which is held from 11 pm to midnight.
Beginning in autumn, "Vegetarian Issues" will feature guests such as Michael
Klaper, M.D., the coordinator of the Great American Meatout, Pamela Rice
of New York's Vivavegie, and the vegetarian campaign coordinator of People
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Food Technologists Needed
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and willing to volunteer your services, please let us know by writing to
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asking for Jeanne.
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