Laboratory Testing

As previously described, NJ bill A1219 would require veterinarians or health officials to notify known pet owners prior to rabies testing of the deceased pet, which currently involves decapitation
Continue Reading NJ Rabies Notification Requirements Properly Amended by Governor’s Veto

Animal studies have and will continue to serve an essential role in medical development and public and animal health. This stays true for the current global efforts to find treatments
Continue Reading The essential role of animal studies in expediating medical research to battle the COVID-19 pandemic

The Division of Animal Health has proposed amendments to the regulation governing laboratory services provided by the State Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory, available on its website as published in the
Continue Reading New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health Proposed Laboratory Fee Regulation Amendments

The New York Times published an article[1] on the use of a growth promotant (ractopamine) used by some cattle and hog producers to increase the efficiency of the final
Continue Reading USDA, FDA, and EPA-confusing authority over livestock production and food labeling.

Justin Goodman, PETA’s director of laboratory investigations as David Grimm recently described in the article titled “The Insurgent” published in Science, Vol. 347, Issue 6220, January 23, 2015 “attempt[s] to
Continue Reading Animal Testing Saves Animals and People Too

There are a lot of myths circulated by animal rights activists about the use of animals in biomedical research, which they are opposed to, even when such research benefits the
Continue Reading Recognizing the Vital Contributions of Animals to Biomedical Research