For Immediate Release:
April 25, 2022
Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382
Menlo Park, Calif. – Please see the next assertion from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo relating to SRI International’s quotation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its violation of federal animal welfare legislation:
Force-feeding probably toxic chemical substances to susceptible canine, monkeys, rabbits, and different animals in painful and lethal exams is dangerous sufficient, however the contract killers at SRI International in Menlo Park, California, can’t even maintain the animals protected. According to a brand new federal inspection report obtained by PETA, due to SRI’s failure to make sure that animals are held in safe enclosures, a monkey escaped from her enclosure and sustained a chunk wound. The quotation follows an official warning posted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in December 2021, after SRI experimenters administered a take a look at compound right into a monkey’s lungs fairly than his abdomen, leading to his dying.
The lots of of animals experimented on and killed yearly in SRI’s laboratories really feel ache and worth their lives simply as a lot as any of the corporate’s executives—so SRI would do properly to modernize its testing program by leaving archaic and merciless animal exams behind and utilizing solely fashionable, human-relevant analysis methodologies, as outlined in PETA’s Research Modernization Deal.
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