31 Aug '11, 5pm

Citations Issued at Harvard Medical Center After Animal's Death | Care2 Causes

Citations Issued at Harvard Medical Center After Animal's Death | Care2 Causes

The New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC), a Harvard Medical School facility in Southborough, MA, has just received five citations from the USDA, following an inspection in July prompted by reports of unauthorized experiments. One of the citations was issued for the death of a primate who had to be euthanized after being given an overdose of anesthesia, which led to renal failure. NEPRC was cited for poor training and instruction in the proper use of anesthetics and tranquilizers along with four other violations of the Animal Welfare Act including “inadequate supervision, inadequate housing of animals, unsanitary conditions in operating rooms, and performing procedures on research animals that were not described in the center’s approved uses,” which is illegal, reports the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. These citations have been issued on the heels of last year’s vi...

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