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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 )

- 1847 days ago -
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 W (1248)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 4:40 am

Ginger Geronimo (438)
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.

Sheila S (52)
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 Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
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 (43)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 1:28 pm
It is at least an acknowledgment that there is a need for this law

Waltraud U (82)
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

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Thursday January 31, 2013, 4:40 pm

desanka s (416)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:26 pm
Animal cruelty beyond words... TY Julie!


Veronique L (209)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:39 am

Anneke A (279)
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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