PETA Statement on Animal Welfare Violations at UT-Austin

Please see PETA Vice President Dr. Alka Chandna’s statement regarding federal documents that reveal three critical animal welfare violations at the University of Texas–Austin: It appears that no animal is safe in the laboratories at the University of Texas–Austin—even beyond the cruel experiments conducted there. According to a just-posted federal inspection report obtained by PETA,… Read more »

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Sexually Abusing and Bleeding Cows in Milk Test: Penn State, MSG Giant Slammed by PETA

Please see PETA Vice President Shalin Gala’s statement regarding a recent animal experiment coauthored by Ajinomoto and Pennsylvania State University: The world’s leading maker of MSG has harmed dogs and other animals for years—and now it’s using cows in experiments that are more like sexual abuse than science. In a recently published experiment at The… Read more »

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Texas A&M Admits to Violating PETA’s Rights, Ends Unconstitutional Ad Policy

Texas A&M University, represented by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, has ended the unconstitutional transit system advertising policy that PETA challenged with a free-speech lawsuit and acknowledged that the policy violated PETA’s rights, prompting the group to agree to the suit’s dismissal today. A copy of the group’s response to the school’s motion to dismiss… Read more »

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PETA Sues NIH, NIMH Over Brain-Damage, and Fright Experiments on Animals

On Thursday, PETA filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) over their failure to release documents on government-conducted experiments involving food deprivation, near-drowning, electric shocks,… Read more »

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‘Years’ of Illegal Owl Experiments at Johns Hopkins: State Confirms PETA Tip

In response to a formal complaint from PETA, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has just confirmed that Johns Hopkins University (JHU) experimenter Shreesh Mysore illegally conducted gruesome and deadly brain experiments on owls without mandatory permits for “years”—apparently from 2015 to 2018, according to public records obtained by PETA. The DNR tells PETA… Read more »

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Groundbreaking Win: Taiwan FDA Ends Drowning, Electroshock Tests on Animals After PETA Plea

Today, after receiving PETA’s detailed scientific critique at the agency’s private request and more than 73,000 e-mails opposing animal testing from PETA supporters during a public comment period, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) made the groundbreaking announcement that horrific drowning and electroshock tests—previously conducted on scores of vulnerable animals—are no longer allowed in… Read more »

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PETA Exposé: Johns Hopkins Bought 31 Monkeys From Notorious University of Wisconsin Laboratory

PETA has newly obtained records from the Maryland Department of Agriculture revealing that Johns Hopkins University (JHU) purchased 31 rhesus macaques from the notorious taxpayer-funded Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC), where nearly 2,000 monkeys are confined to small, barren steel cages in windowless rooms. A six-month PETA undercover investigation  into the center revealed workers… Read more »

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PETA to Pentagon: Don’t Blame Thailand for Cobra Gold Bloodlust

Please see the following statement from PETA Vice President of International Laboratory Methods Shalin Gala regarding a report that the Pentagon is putting the responsibility for the cruelty of the Cobra Gold military training exercises on the Royal Thai Armed Forces: It’s disingenuous for the Pentagon to blame Thailand solely for the horrific animal killings… Read more »

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