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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University of Washington (UW) Made ‘Knowingly False’ Statement About Primate Center’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccine

A federal agency says that an official with the University of Washington (UW) made “knowingly false” statements when she publicly claimed that monkey experiments at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) helped create Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. In an e-mail obtained by PETA, the Office of Research Integrity of the U.S. Department of Health and… Read more »

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CU Killed ‘Unnecessary’ Animals in Taxpayer-Funded Tests; PETA Demands Audits of Waste

In letters sent this morning to several National Institutes of Health (NIH) agencies, the NIH Office of Management Assessment, and the Colorado state auditor, PETA calls on officials to audit the use of and recover wasted taxpayer funds of at least $2,085,973 that the University of Colorado–Boulder used for experiments in which laboratories euthanized at… Read more »

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PETA to NIH: Recover Taxpayer Funds Wasted by Labs That Kill ‘Unnecessary’ Animals in Pandemic

In letters sent this morning to several National Institutes of Health (NIH) agencies, the NIH Office of Management Assessment, and state auditors in Colorado, Missouri, and Oregon, PETA calls on officials to audit the use of and recover at least $5,461,466 in wasted taxpayer funds that the University of Colorado (CU)–Boulder, the University of Missouri–Kansas… Read more »

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PETA Exposé Reveals Filth, Feces, and Festering Wounds at Secretive Facilities Supplying Animals to Labs

PETA has obtained never-before-seen photographs and video footage taken by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors revealing deplorable conditions at facilities that operate out of public view and supply animals for use in the experimentation industry. The images show maggots crawling through animals’ food, green algae growing in water bowls, and animals left to suffer… Read more »

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PETA Demands End to German Military’s Pig Mutilations

This morning, PETA and PETA Germany sent a joint letter to German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, calling for the German armed forces to stop mutilating and killing pigs in outdated training exercises immediately. The groups have also sent a letter to the licensing authority calling for the revocation of the military’s permit. The groups note… Read more »

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Virginia Tech Tries to Cover Up Animal Deaths in Laboratories, but PETA Exposes the Receipts

Armed with damning internal documents, PETA sent a letter today to Virginia Tech’s (VT) president, Timothy D. Sands, calling out the university’s misleading public claim that it “did not mandate any animals to be euthanized due to COVID-19,” citing records showing that VT laboratories deemed animals expendable and killed them in response to the pandemic.… Read more »

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