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First-Ever Lawsuit Under California Cruelty Law Filed Against Animal Research Lab in Santa Cruz


Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, abused, law, protection, investigation )

Julie
- 608 days ago - aldf.org
Earlier this year, the USDA filed a complaint against Santa Cruz Biotech for 20 violations of the federal (AWA) and the company could face a $200,000 penalty. "The USDA has been totally unable to end the suffering of animals at Santa Cruz Biotech,



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Angelika R. (143)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:46 pm
$200,000 fine? that's just a slap on the wrist-yet better than nothing! they should not have waited 6 yrs for that lawsuit either!
 

Terry V. (30)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:51 pm
Hope it draws more attention to this problem
 

Danuta Watola (1205)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 4:40 am
noted
 

Ginger Geronimo (443)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 8:32 am
All animal research labs/animal testing should be illegal in my opinion. It's extremely cruel & the results aren't concrete.
 

SheilaNOMAILPLZ S. (64)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:07 am
"...the first-ever lawsuit against an animal research lab under California's state cruelty law and Unfair Competition Law." Hope this serves as a wake-up warning to other labs! Sounds like they were given ample opportunity to correct problems and did not care!
 

Sandra S. (130)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 11:26 am
A subject close to my heart,thanks Julie,:))
 

Mónica AYUGA (109)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 12:08 pm
Ya no se que decir excepto que no se está haciendo absolutamente nada por parte de los políticos contra la crueldad animal !! Y esto pasa en todos los países del mundo sin excepción, es una verguenza !!
 

Nimue P. (249)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 1:12 pm
This is a huge landmark in the history of animal cruelty. It will (hopefully) lead to more prosecutions. Thanks.
 

Mike M. (55)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 1:28 pm
It is at least an acknowledgment that there is a need for this law
 

Waltraud U. (83)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 2:06 pm
People need to vote unacting authorities and „BASTARDS“ acting irresponsibly out of their occupations - for their money! ty
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 4:40 pm
Pathetic....
 

back soon no-mail (388)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:26 pm
Animal cruelty beyond words... TY Julie!

PETITION: NEGLIGENCE AT SANTA CRUZ BIOTECH CAUSES SUFFERING AND DEATH FOR ANIMALS
http://www.change.org/petitions/negligence-at-santa-cruz-biotech-causes-suffering-and-death-for-animals
 

Veronique L. (215)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:39 am
Noted!
 

Anneke Andries (256)
Friday February 1, 2013, 3:25 am
it's a positive start
 

. (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 10:18 am
Bravo-just sorry it's taken six years.
 

Elizabeth M. (31)
Friday February 1, 2013, 1:39 pm
This shoud stop now! Noted, thanks
 
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