An announcement in a March 31 issue of Update, a newsletter of the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR), that a guide to socially responsible corporations will delete positive references to animal research has resulted in "a big misunderstanding," according to an author of the guide. Update reported that future issues of Shopping for a Better World--available from the New York-based Council on Economic Priorities--will change the sentences "The cures for polio and diabetes . . . were found through research that used animals to test for lifesaving medicine and to gather knowledge about biological processes" and "Without more animal-testing research, we might never find a cure for AIDS or cancer." Rosalyn Will, principal author of the 1994 edition of Shopping for a...

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