The use of non-human animals in research and development projects, especially for the purposes of determining the safety of substances such as foods or drugs has been done for decades. Many people argue that animal experiments are necessary. They say that by testing animals, the results of these experiments will benefit mankind. However, experimenting animals should be banned because it has three reasons: it is cruel, expensive and the effects of animal experiments are not proven.
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