Tag Archives: APHIS

USDA removes, then returns records to its website

In a confusing series of events, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) first removed all regulatory correspondence, research facility annual reports, and enforcement records from its website, then returned many of the same documents online in response to public outcry. According to APHIS, all records pertaining to… Read More »

Additional Reporting Requirements Would Not Benefit Research Animals, Warns FASEB

In comments submitted to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) expressed concern about a petition to amend the Animal Welfare Act Regulations (AWR). The petition, submitted by the National Anti-Vivisection Society, requested that USDA amend AWR recordkeeping to require additional reporting categories, such as location… Read More »