Posted by Amanda Nieves | 23 May 2024

  Citing ongoing White Coat Waste Project (WCW) investigations, bipartisan lawmakers are demanding answers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about its wasteful spending on cruel dog and cat experiments in the U.S. and overseas. They also blast USDA’s failure to enact a lab animal retirement policy demanded by Congress. Five years ago, a WCW...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 16 May 2024

  Following years of White Coat Waste Project (WCW) investigations and lobbying, Wuhan lab funder EcoHealth Alliance (EHA) and its president Peter Daszak have been officially suspended from receiving taxpayer funding and referred for years-long debarment. The Biden Administration relied, in part, on documents first obtained by WCW in its decision to blacklist EHA. NIH...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 08 May 2024

  White Coat Waste Project—with rescued lab beagles in tow—and experts from Johns Hopkins University and the American Bar Association co-hosted a Congressional briefing with Reps. Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) to criticize the EPA’s senseless animal testing reversal. Over 100 Congressional staffers joined WCW’s event to learn about our work to end...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 07 May 2024

  Following White Coat Waste Project’s campaigns and lobbying, Congress has introduced bipartisan legislation defunding the DOJ’s outdated and cruel “live tissue training” on animals The bipartisan Stop Wasteful and Outdated Medical Training on Animals Act will stop the DOJ from wasting tax dollars to shoot, stab, and burn live animals to crudely teach personnel...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 30 April 2024

A WCW investigation has uncovered that USAID shipped $4.1 million to the disgraced EcoHealth Alliance just days before its president is hauled in front of Congress this week Our updated analysis shows that Wuhan lab funder EHA has raked in nearly $60 million in new taxpayer funding since the pandemic—that it probably started—began for virus-hunting...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 24 April 2024

  Following WCW investigations, last week Congress introduced the bipartisan PAAW Act to defund ALL painful NIH cat and dog tests, which are opposed by over 70% of taxpayers. The PAAW Act is the first bill ever introduced by Congress to completely defund painful NIH testing on dogs and cats Press and policymakers praised the...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 12 April 2024

  Citing a recent White Coat Waste Project (WCW) investigation, a bipartisan coalition of 19 lawmakers is demanding details from the USDA about its $1 million collaboration on dangerous bird flu gain-of-function experiments with a Wuhan animal lab white coat tied to the Chinese government. In a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, the Congress...

Posted by Amanda Nieves | 11 April 2024

  White Coat Waste is a project to get the government out of the cat and dog testing business Following WCW investigations, Congress just introduced the bipartisan PAAW Act to defund ALL painful NIH cat and dog tests, which are opposed by over 70% of taxpayers. The PAAW Act is the first bill ever introduced...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 April 2024

Pass Violet’s Law to Cut Government Waste and Animal Cruelty Published by The Hill | Written by Justin Goodman and Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) At over $20 billion a year, the U.S. government is the country’s single largest funder of wasteful and cruel animal testing. The good news is that we’re making progress to cut...