UPS, DHL, and FedEx Refuse to Transport Animals to Laboratories

September 2012

We are happy to announce that the top three cargo shipping companies have joined the still-growing list of airlines that refuse to transport animals to laboratories. After talks with PETA, UPS adopted a worldwide ban on transporting animals destined for laboratory experiments. FedEx and DHL also confirmed to PETA that they have policies in place that ban the shipment of live animals to laboratories.

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