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Poisoning for profit

Poisoning for profit

Exposed: This shocking investigation reveals the full in depth horror of life in the monkey labs at contract testers Covance, Germany.


Covance poisoning for profit

In December 2003, the BUAV launched the findings of a five month undercover investigation at contract testing company Covance in Münster, Germany. This Covance facility specialises almost exclusively in primate toxicology for the international pharmaceutical and chemical industry. Our groundbreaking investigation exposed the horrific suffering of thousands of monkeys subjected to a life of deprivation, fear, torment and toxic poisoning in what was the first ever undercover operation inside a German laboratory.

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