Posted by SAEN
The labs are placed in this list based on whistleblower statements, USDA inspection reports, USDA fines, USDA official warnings, or other official records.
- Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
300 monkeys killed when research contract lost (according to a whistleblower statement), was fined $21,750 for allowing a monkey to choke to death and is under investigation by USDA for two dog deaths.
USDA Investigative and Enforcement Services Settlement Agreement – 24 Jun 2011
- Primate Products, Inc.
According to inside information from a whistleblower a disease epidemic killed over 50 primates, at one point over 500 were sick.
Whistleblower Reveals Epidemic at Primate Products
- Exemplar Genetics
Sioux Center, IA
Killed 39 pigs in a transport truck.
USDA – Inspection Report – 16 Sep 2010
- Sharp Veterinary Research
Killed 32 dogs and cats through lack of veterinary care.
USDA – Inspection Report – 23 Aug 2011
- University of Alaska
Starved 12 musk oxen to death.
USDA – Inspection Report – 30 Aug 2011
- Harvard (Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, McLean Hospital)
8 animals dead – 3 primates (1 drug overdose, 1 experimental death, and 1 killed in cage washer), 2 rabbits (drug overdose), 1 goat (drug overdose), 1 sheep (inadequate veterinary care), 1 dog (drug overdose).
- University of Washington
Fined $10,893 for killing 5 animals – 3 primates (1 starvation, 2 bacterial infections), a cat (bacterial infection) and a bat (during cage cleaning).
USDA APHIS Violations Report – Page 1 – 8 Jun 2011
USDA APHIS Violations Report – Page 2 – 8 Jun 2011
- University of Pennsylvania
Killed four animals – a newborn puppy and 3 gerbils (dehydration) through negligence.
USDA Inspection Report – 20 Jul 2011
- M P I Research, L.L.C.
4 animals (2 primates, 1 dog, 1 pig) died from traumatic injuries.
USDA – Inspection Report – 3 Aug 2011
- University of Tennessee
3 dogs dead euthanized after improper experimental procedures caused complications.
USDA – Inspection Report – 6 Apr 2011
- University of Louisiana
3 primates found dead and decomposing.
USDA – Inspection Report – 31 May 2011
- Covance Research Products (Denver, PA and Alice, TX)
- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
1 dog died due to inadequate veterinary care, 1 goat died due to improper anesthesia.
USDA – Inspection Report – 2 Mar 2011
See Watchdog group names ‘Lethal Labs List’ – Press Release