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Animal Research / Investigation #924382

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 07, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Lafayette, Louisiana: Lisa Fletcher) The results of a Humane Society undercover investigation into the treatment of research animals in the lab presented; scenes shown from the New Iberia Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, that is the nation's largest primate testing lab, including undercover footage of animal abuse. [Humane Society INVESTIGATOR - describes what happened to the animals.] [Former lab chimp coordinator whistle-blower Narriman FAKIER†- speaks out against the abuse; states she has lost faith in the system.]

(Studio: David Muir) The announcement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack of the investigation into the New Iberia Research Center noted; statement from the lab quoted.

Muir, David;
Fletcher, Lisa

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