Rogue Surgeries, Gross Negligence Continue in Vanderbilt U. Laboratories


In Vanderbilt University’s laboratories, animals have been subjected to invasive experimental surgeries but denied pain relief—and other animals have died of starvation or thirst.

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PETA Celebrates the End of USDA’s ‘Teachable Moments’

The USDA’s “teachable moments” proposed that there was a learning curve to treating animals humanely. PETA breaks down why this system was such a failure.

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PETA Primate Scientist Eviscerates Experimentation Industry’s Pathetic Secrecy Defense

Animals in University of Washington labs have died from starvation and strangulation. This powerful op-ed lays out why the school doesn’t get to hide the truth about its “oversight” committee.

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PETA Scientists Show How to Improve Research Without Using Fetal Bovine Serum

Every year, an estimated 1.8 million unborn calves are killed to produce fetal bovine serum for use in laboratories. PETA scientists have a better plan.

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Victory: Department of Transportation Ends Animal Testing Requirement!

This week, with encouragement from PETA, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) expanded its acceptance of animal-free testing.

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Rescued Rats and Mice Rushed to Sanctuary—Read How PETA India Made It Happen

More than 150 rats and mice illegally bred and used for unauthorized experimentation at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research are on their way to a sanctuary. Read about their rescue.

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UMass Menopause Experiments on Marmosets Make Lily Tomlin Hot Under the Collar

These tiny monkeys don’t go through “the change.” You won’t find them fanning themselves with banana leaves. So why are experimenters “studying menopause” using them?

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Experimenters Push Monkey Species to the Brink of Extinction

Two species of monkeys are now listed as “endangered,” and the animal experimentation industry is to blame. Tell the feds to stop importing them!

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Eli Lilly Removes Forced Swim Test Failure From Prozac Info Materials

In an apparent attempt to avoid defending the use of the cruel forced swim test, Eli Lilly has altered informational materials on its best seller, Prozac.

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Proposal for Illegal Monkey Prison in Louisiana Prompts PETA Complaint to CDC

A proposed primate warehouse in Louisiana would be miserable for monkeys slated to be sent to laboratories, and it could also pose a health threat to humans nearby.

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Victory! Air France to Ban Transport of Monkeys Following Mile-High PETA Campaign

After a decade of PETA campaigns, Air France has added monkeys to its “No Fly” list. Read on to learn how you can take action for monkeys.

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How the ‘Stranger Things’ Hawkins Lab Compares With Real-Life Labs

If the experiments on human children shown in Netflix’s “Stranger Things” make your skin crawl, wait until you find out what happens to animals in real-life laboratories.

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How ‘Free the Animals’ Inspires PETA Lawyers to Take Cruelty to Court

Don’t miss the final installment of PETA Prime’s “Free the Animals” video series—where PETA Foundation Chief Legal Officer Jeff Kerr shares how the true stories from this landmark book influenced the law.

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VIDEO: FREE the Animals! Watch the Rescue Stories of Britches, Prince, and Others

Never-before-released footage and insight come directly from Ingrid Newkirk in a new video that highlights intense stories from the 30th anniversary edition of “Free the Animals.”

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PETA to District Attorney: Charge UNC-Chapel Hill for Apparent Animal Welfare Crimes

PETA has asked a district attorney to bring charges against the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill for flagrant violations of animal welfare laws.

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