Posted by Daniel Lopez | 23 February 2020

This past December, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) sued the National Institutes of Health (NIH) after it refused to release videos and other materials related to wasteful and bizarre psychological experiments on primates that have cost taxpayers nearly $100 million just since 2007. Now, we know what they were trying to hide. Never-before-seen videos released...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 21 February 2020

Last week, the White Coat Waste Project team had the honor of a lifetime attending the ribbon-cutting for the new outdoor habitat that Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary built for the monkeys retired from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) nicotine addiction lab shut down by WCW. After four years of nicotine studies, 26 male squirrel...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 07 February 2020

In late 2018, 26 squirrel monkeys were released from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lab after White Coat Waste Project successfully shut down a wasteful $5.5 million nicotine addiction experiment on the primates. Now, even more survivors will have a chance to make it out of FDA testing labs alive. New FDA policy...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 15 January 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the recipients of its Laurie and Carlee McGrath Congressional Waste Warrior Awards. The award recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop $20 billion in wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments, an effort supported by a majority...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 13 January 2020

Taxpayers have a right to know how our money is being spent. So, on behalf of our more than 2 million taxpayer advocates, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) just filed a lawsuit against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for failing to release documents–including over 50 hours of video–detailing bizarre and wasteful monkey experiments. As...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 03 January 2020

2019 was historic for White Coat Waste Project’s years-long campaign to stop the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) wasteful taxpayer-funded dog testing. As one headline put it, the “VA’s taxpayer-funded dog experiments slow to a near-end” after several key WCW victories that shut down 75 percent of the agency’s dog testing, including the VA’s dog...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 27 December 2019

Thanks to the tireless advocacy and generous support of White Coat Waste Project’s more than 2.5 million supporters, 2019 brought historic victories in our fight to end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal experiments. Here are our top wins to close out the decade: Following WCW’s exposé and year-long campaign against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “kitten slaughterhouse”–which...

Posted by Daniel Lopez | 26 December 2019

As White Coat Waste Project has exposed time and again, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has more tax money than it knows what to do with, leading to $15-billion-plus of wasteful and nontransparent spending on animal testing each year. Now, we’ve discovered the NIH is so #AddictedToSpending that it’s shipping our tax dollars to...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 17 December 2019

The final federal spending package for 2020 was just signed into law by President Trump. After more than a year of work with Congressional leaders, White Coat Waste Project and its two-million-plus supporters scored some historic, hard-won wins in the bill that will hold government accountable for wasteful animal tests, save taxpayers money and spare...