Posted by Amanda Nieves | 30 January 2023

Since first launching our campaigns in 2016, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) has done more than any other organization to find, expose and defund cruel and wasteful taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs and puppies.    We made history last year by shutting down the last of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful dog experiments. Building on...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 26 January 2023

  Prompted in part by White Coat Waste Project (WCW) investigations, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) just released a damning new audit report documenting how the National Institute of Health (NIH) and EcoHealth Alliance (EHA) mismanaged the taxpayer-funded grant that paid for dangerous coronavirus gain-of-function experiments at the...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 25 January 2023

  It’s only the third week of the new year and a new Congressional session, but we’re already whacking wasteful spending on Capitol Hill! On the heels of a damning federal audit prompted by WCW that documents how the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and EcoHealth Alliance (EHA) violated federal policies and mismanaged the notorious...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 24 January 2023

As we recently reported, after three years of White Coat Waste Project (WCW) efforts—and inaction and obstruction by Congress—the newly-minted House leadership is finally starting to investigate whether white coats in Wuhan wasted our hard-earned money on reckless animal experiments that sparked a devastating pandemic.  This can’t come fast enough for the millions of taxpayers...

Posted by Allison McDonald | 17 January 2023

Animals should be treated with care, not cruelty NIH should follow VA example and end cruel experiments on dogs Written by Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Justin Goodman, Senior Vice President, White Coat Waste Project Originally published by Nevada Current |  January 17, 2023 In recent years, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 12 January 2023

Ever since we first exposed and cut taxpayer funding for dangerous gain-of-function experiments on animals at the Wuhan lab, we’ve been urging Congress and the White House to investigate whether a lab leak caused the COVID pandemic.  Now, after nearly three years of foot-dragging by Congress, the newly installed House leadership has placed a COVID...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 11 January 2023

White Coat Waste Project (WCW) is proud to award its third annual Greenbaum Policy Pioneer award to two-time WCW Waste Warrior (2016  & 2021) and recently retired U.S. Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) for her decades of visionary leadership and work with WCW on efforts to protect animals and taxpayers from wasteful and cruel government experiments. WCW...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 02 January 2023

Life after the lab: Patched-up Violet the hound was used as surgery practice, while cats Delilah and Petite survived cannibalism experiments – all three now have loving homes thanks to adoption Published by DailyMailUK | January 2, 2023 Violet the hound was kept caged in a dark basement laboratory in Washington DC for most of...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 26 December 2022

It’s a Festivus for the rest of us! Famously inspired by Seinfeld, Festivus entails enjoying a nice meal of meatloaf on a bed of lettuce, staring longingly at the tinsel-free Festivus pole, and, of course, airing grievances.  And, boy, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has plenty to complain about in his annual Festivus Report on government...