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Covance spars with animal rights activists

Madison, Wis. - The building of a state-of-the-art medical research facility that could help pharmaceutical and biotech companies test the safety of new drug candidates is being challenged by a vocal contingent of animal rights activists.

Slated for construction in Chandler, Ariz., the proposed facility represents the next significant capital investment for drug development giant <......

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The move has provoked a renewed flurry of protest campaigns led by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), with direct support from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Th......

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PETA's web-based campaign, CovanceCruelty.com, depicts images of caged and screaming Macaques. The site's visceral centerpiece hinges on compiled video footage obtained between April 26, 2004 and March 11, 2005 by ......

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Alternatives to animal testing?

Testing drugs on animals in preclinical trials is a federally mandated procedure but critics claim that it is also an outdated one.

Alka Chandna, senior researcher at PETA, cited a March 2004 FDA report titled Challenge and Opportunity on the Critical Path to New Medical Products, which sta......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Chris Fleissner 08/22/06


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