At the 4th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (August 2002, New Orleans, LA, USA), C. Ray Greek and Jean Swingle Greek circulated a 50-page booklet entitled Is Animal Research Necessary in 2002? Response to Dr Michael Festing’s Review of Sacred Cows and Golden Geese: The Human Cost of Experiments on Animals.1 This was intended, in part, as background to a Point/Counterpoint debate between Ray Greek and Michael Festing, which took place during the Congress, which will be covered in the Congress proceedings (to be published later this year, as a supplement to ATLA). Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the debate, as I was acting as chairman for another talk, given at the same time.
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