USDA Has Meat Animal Research Center

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Here it is.the US Meat Animal Research Center. Good site to visit to see what they're up to. Obviously, all the pictures will probably be nice and clean.

Weekend Protest Against the Oregon National Primate Research Center

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Animal rights activists stretched a 60-foot banner across the Hawthorne Bridge {Saturday} morning targeting the Oregon National Primate Research Center at OHSU. In support of National Primate Liberation Week, the Portland Animal Defense League hung a banner that read "OHSU: Stop Killing Monkeys Now!" Tags: animal research activism oregon national primate research center oregon From Oregonlive.

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Humane Society Calls for Refuge for 9 Chimps

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These chimps are currently at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s New Iberia Research Center. Videos showed mistreatment of the lab animals. I just love the language used by the Research Center's spokesperson. {Dr. Jeff Rowell, NIRC director, in an e-mail Wednesday} "said the nine remaining animals are being housed as a family group at the center with access to indoor-outdoor caging.

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New Iberia Inspection Documents Available

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18 focusing on allegations by Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN) found the center in compliance. # A routine USDA inspection in September 2008 found the center in compliance. # Tags: louisiana animal experimentation animal research animal cruelty new iberia research center animal welfare us I found them here. What the documents show # A USDA inspection on Feb.

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PETA Undercover Agent Also Worked in Oregon

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The PETA activist who worked undercover at the University of Utah, and collected video footage of alleged mistreatment of lab animals, was also involved in an operation at the Oregon National Primate Research Center. Tags: university research animal research undercover investigation PETA

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New Mexico Governor Opposes Chimp Transfer

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Bill Richardson is asking to tour a former medical research lab in southern New Mexico that houses more than 200 chimpanzees. The animals can be used again for medical experiments if transferred to the Southwest National Primate Research Center in San Antonio, Texas. Tags: chimpanzees animal research animal laboratories Texas new mexico From the AP.

UC Davis Named in Criminal Complaint for Mistreatment of Lab Animals

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The University of California, Davis is the focus of a major federal complaint charging it and two other nationally known university research centers have killed dozens of primates through traumatic injuries, veterinary negligence and other violations. sponsored by SAEN {Stop Animal Exploitation Now}, an Ohio-based animal research watchdog group. The primate center at UC Davis has been cited several times after monkeys were killed in preventable lab mishaps.

Harvard Medical School Facility Accused of Improper Research Reporting

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Again, work by SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation Now.) An Ohio-based animal rights organization has filed a complaint against Harvard Medical School, alleging that the school's New England Primate Research Center in Southborough did not properly report its experiments on animals. Department of Agriculture, which enforces the Animal Welfare Act. Sounds awful. From the MetroWest Daily News.

University of Washington Allows Primate to Starve to Death

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I've been hearing nightmare stories about the Primate Center for years. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report on the UW National Primate Research Center in September. This incident can be traced to a failure to weigh the animal at regular intervals. addition to the macaque, the USDA took issue with the unsanitary conditions of the animals’ food storage and with the discovery of expired and unlabeled drugs in the facility.

When You Have to Make a Choice About Your Beliefs

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I've decided to quit my book club, which I dearly love, because of a member who works in medical research and supports animal experimentation. Then I read more about what's happening at the New Iberia Research Center in Louisiana. Here's a post from Animals and Politics. For at least a year, I have had a serious problem with XXXX and, specifically, her position on animals. This is a link to a recent scandal at a primate center in Louisiana.

Southwest Primate Center "Celebrates" 10 Years

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This place is celebrating its 10th year with ground-breaking research into what makes us all fat. Comuzzie, a nationally prominent obesity researcher and geneticist at Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, recently induced metabolic syndrome — risk factors associated with the human epidemic of diabetes and heart disease — by making the baboons' high-fat diet tastier and adding a sweet drink flavored with high-fructose corn syrup.