Posted by Justin Goodman | 22 March 2019

Following White Coat Waste Project’s new exposé of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s taxpayer-funded kitten cannibalism experiments, federal lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are sounding off about the wasteful and abusive program: The fact that innocent animals are being rounded up, killed and fed to other lab cats in the United States is...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 March 2019

Just when you thought the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “kitten slaughterhouse” couldn’t be any more wasteful and abusive, we just dropped this bombshell: US gov’t scientists bought 100s of dead dogs and cats from “Asian meat markets” and conducted experiments that included feeding their remains to healthy lab cats, according to a disturbing watchdog report...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 14 March 2019

  Congress is taking action after a troubling new federal audit–prompted by a White Coat Waste Project investigation–found that federal agencies are not enforcing a law requiring taxpayer-funded animal experimenters and other grant recipients to publicly disclose how much they spend. The simple, common-sense, 30-year-old accountability requirement is supposed to serve as a price tag so taxpayers know...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 March 2019

Just in time for Sunshine Week, a new federal audit has confirmed widespread violations of spending transparency laws, first brought to light by White Coat Waste Project. It’s the latest development in WCW’s fight to make billions in wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments more accountable. Report: Feds Not Monitoring How Taxpayer Funding Is Being Spent https://t.co/5zQLtCLjLG via...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 07 March 2019

Photos of cats inside the USDA’s Beltsville, MD experimentation lab obtained by WCW via the Freedom of Information Act. Last year, after White Coat Waste Project exposed a nightmarish U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kitten experimentation laboratory in Beltsville, MD, federal lawmakers concerned about government waste and animal protection quickly sprang into action.  The House...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 04 March 2019

Following a successful free speech lawsuit filed by White Coat Waste Project, the Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA) is running eye-opening WCW ads exposing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) deadly kitten testing laboratory in Beltsville, MD. The archaic experiments involve breeding up to 100 kittens a year, feeding them parasite-infected raw meat, collecting their stool for two...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 15 February 2019

UPDATE (2/15/19): After being passed by Congress this summer, this legislation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of a 2019 federal spending bill. Original post (5/29/18) Just three weeks after White Coat Waste Project exposed deadly taxpayer-funded kitten experiments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)–and our supporters sent nearly 100,000...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 15 February 2019

UPDATE (2/15/19): After being passed by Congress this summer, this legislation has been signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of a 2019 federal spending bill. US EPA budget contains wins for animal testing alternatives – read the full story: https://t.co/pmRkORxljm #ChemicalWatchNews — Chemical Watch (@chemicalwatch) March 5, 2019 Original post (7/19/18)  Following...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 February 2019

Last year, following pressure from White Coat Waste Project, Congress, and veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) spent $1.3 million of taxpayers’ money to commission an independent review of its wasteful and cruel dog experimentation program. Now, Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Lee Zeldin (R-NY)–Air Force and Army veterans, respectively–are leading a group calling on...