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Group Wants to Hold Corporations Accountable for Animal Use, Seeks Reforms
Contact:Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382
Va. -- How does PETA get the attention of General Electric, Pfizer, Charles
River Laboratories, and Merck—four huge corporations that have refused to stop
archaic animal testing or even discuss alternatives? By buying stock in them
and submitting shareholder resolutions.
bought just enough stock in these companies to introduce resolutions, which it
has just filed, calling on these corporations to detail new procedures that
will reduce and replace animal use—particularly the number of animals forced to
endure painful experiments—and improve the horrendous treatment of the millions
of nonhuman primates, horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, rats, and mice who
are used by these companies each year.
four companies have a history of violating the most minimal laws protecting
animals. Recent documented abuses include the following:
have a right to know what goes on behind the closed doors of their companies'
laboratories," says PETA Senior Vice President of Laboratory
Investigations Kathy Guillermo. "PETA's resolutions offer shareholders the
opportunity to demand that their companies stop using cruel, unreliable, and
expensive animal tests."
frequently open the door to regular, constructive discussions between PETA
scientists and companies' upper management and scientists.
shareholder resolutions are available upon request.
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