4D pharma plc is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.
The company mentioned on its website that they use animals for product testing.
“Using our MicroRx discovery platform, we have screened our library of strains to identify specific bacteria which modulate host pathways known to drive disease. The ability of these strains to treat these conditions is then validated using industry-standard animal models, as well as our own in-house microbiome-specific models.” Read the following article
4D pharma plc is a United Kingdom-based pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs), which is a drug derived from the human microbiome. The Company’s LBPs are biologics based on live organisms, namely single strains of bacteria. It has developed its research to build MicroRx, which is a discovery platform that is able to select those bacteria that have a therapeutic effect in specific diseases.
Company Website: https://www.4dpharmaplc.com/en