Tag Archives: Animal

Much-awaited US Supreme Court decision has been rendered: Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

The decision is available here and further documentation is available in the following blog: http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/animal-science-products-inc-v-hebei-welcome-pharmaceutical-co-ltd/. I would also like to refer to previous posts by fellow editors here and here. The US Supreme Court held that: “A federal court determining … Continue reading

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Brazil Cracking Down on Illegal Animal Trade Through Social Media

On June 5, Ibama, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment, announced an operation taking place in 15 of its states to combat the illegal trafficking of wild animals through social media outlets. Dubbed operation Teia, the effort includes Ibama as … Continue reading

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HUD Charges New York Property Owners With Disability Discrimination Over an Alleged Assistance Animal

In a case filed last week, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) formally charged property owners in Syracuse, New York with violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) asserting that the  owners failed to accommodate a disabled resident … Continue reading

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FDA Approves New Animal Drug Application for GMO Salmon

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental New Animal Drug Application (NADA) submitted by AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. While the original application was approved in 2015, this current application grants AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. the right to raise a … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Comment on Draft Interim Science Policy to Reduce Animal Testing for Skin Sensitization

By Carla N. Hutton On April 10, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of a draft Science Policy document intended to reduce the use of animals in testing chemicals to evaluate whether they cause an allergic … Continue reading

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