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.

University of Louisiana Plays Defense on Primate Research

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They are at least admitting there are problems with standard operating procedures at New Iberia Research Center. This web page also has a video with a tour of the facility, conducted by center staff. Tags: animal cruelty exper new iberia research center primates medical research Officials claim to be taking steps to correct certain problems. Maybe.

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.

Last Monkey Recaptured by Primate Center

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The last of nine monkeys that escaped from the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Hillsboro was found at 2 p.m. Workers baiting cages with apples recaptured eight animals Friday and Saturday. The last monkey was found on the primate center campus. All the monkeys are healthy juvenile males and not involved in health research, officials said. They are part of the center's breeding colony. I don't know how I feel about this.

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.

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