Activists Continue to Target UC Animal Researchers

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California recently passed a law protecting animal researchers from animal activists. The communiqués read, in part: We were inspired by the recent passage of the 2296 bill and the raid of an anarchist infoshop in Oakland. All the vivisectors and anyone assisting in this sadism at UC Berkeley (researchers, post-docs) shall consider themselves an appropriate target. Tags: academic research ALF

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Jeremy Russell Director of Communications and Government Relations National Meat Association Oakland, Calif., 11, 2010 To the Editor: I’ve been involved in beef safety research since college, and I don’t recognize the industry you’ve depicted in recent articles. Your readers probably don’t realize how many different individuals—university researchers, lab technicians, quality assurance managers and so many others—work daily to bring safe beef to dinner tables across the country.