Posted by Justin Goodman | 16 October 2019

In August, White Coat Waste Project and Pro-Life San Francisco exposed how the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been wasting over $100 million annually on wasteful and cruel animal testing using human fetal tissue. Now, an army of influential lawmakers is demanding answers. Republicans demand answers about government experiments with animals and fetal tissue...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 03 October 2019

As White Coat Waste Project (WCW) first exposed during tax season in 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Richmond, Virginia lab was the only facility in the entire federal government using tax dollars for excruciatingly painful experiments on dogs without anesthesia. Now, as first reported by WRIC, documents obtained via the Freedom of Information...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 24 September 2019

It’s official: the federal government agrees with White Coat Waste Project and Congress that more transparency is needed about agency efforts to replace wasteful animal testing. It all started in 2016 when WCW released its “Spending to Death” report exposing wasteful and secretive dog experimentation in government labs and calling for more transparency and other...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 10 September 2019

As reported by the Associated Press, Washington Post, Washington Examiner and others, at a signing ceremony this morning with White Coat Waste Project (WCW) as one of the invited speakers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the most comprehensive plan in U.S. government history to completely end “horrific and inhumane” animal testing exposed by WCW and...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 05 September 2019

In his latest Waste Report revealing $50 billion in government boondoggles, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) exposes how the National Science Foundation (NSF) spent a significant portion of a nearly half-million dollar grant on studying frog mating calls. As Sen Paul writes in his report, “Panamanian frog mating calls may sound different in forests and cities,...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 29 August 2019

White Coat Waste’s (WCW) mission is to find, expose and defund taxpayer-funded animal testing, and journalists are critical to helping us hold the government accountable for this waste and abuse. Donovan Slack of USA Today and Scott Taylor of WJLA ABC 7   For its 2019 Ann Cottrell Free Animal Reporting Award, the National Press...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 26 August 2019

Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) wants to know why the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has dramatically increased painful and wasteful taxpayer-funded tests on rabbits when, as he writes, other government researchers have stated, “animal models have limited relevance to humans and poorly predict effects in humans.” In a letter sent today to DHS, Rep....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 August 2019

This morning in the Washington Examiner, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) and Pro-Life San Francisco (PLSF) exposed how tens of millions of tax dollars are being wasted on disturbing human fetal tissue experiments on animals opposed by most Americans. In their bipartisan op-ed, WCW board member Alyssa Canobbio Hackbarth–a Republican–and PLSF president Terrisa Bukovinac–a Democrat–describe...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 August 2019

Over 1.2 million White Coat Waste Project taxpayer advocates told the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to #GiveThemBack, and the agency listened! As first reported by WJLA in Washington, DC, the NIH–the nation’s single largest funder of animal testing–has enacted its first-ever policy allowing for the retirement of healthy animals after experiments end in its...