U.S. Top 20 Most Painful Animal Labs

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U.S. Top 20 Most Painful Animal Labs 
 
Facility Name (State) # of Animals used  Total Animals Unrelieved Rank
  in Unrelieved Used in   Pain %  
   Pain Experiments Experiments    
         
Aberdeen Proving Ground (MD) 6,640 7,929 83.7 1
Utah State University (UT) 4,600 5,874 78.3 2
Emergent Biodefense (MI) 7,187 13,192 54.5 3
Diamond Animal Health (IA) 3,198 4,686 68.2 4
Colorado Serum Company (CO) 1,626 2,807 57.9 5
University of Utah (UT) 1,504 2,675 56.2 6
Lee Laboratories (GA) 1,792 3,402 52.7 7
Meriel Limited (GA) 2,276 6,525 34.9 8
Parkinson's Institute (CA) 56 74 75.7 9
Novartis (IA) 2,788 8,195 34.0 10
Fort Dodge (IA) 6,261 28,883 21.7 11
U of North TX Hlth Sci (TX) 394 560 70.4 12
Pfizer (NY) 5,726 44,008 13.0 13
Intervet (DE) 1,106 2,294 48.2 14
Batelle Memorial Institute (OH) 2,268 7,514 30.2 15
U of Texas, Galveston (TX) 608 1,134 53.6 16
Elan Pharmaceuticals (CA) 695 1,312 53.0 17
Army Inst Inf Dis (MD) 1,333 3,568 37.4 18
Boehringer Ingelheim Anml Hlth (MO) 2,235 11,640 19.2 19
Novartis (Genomics) (CA) 384 990 38.8 20
         
20 lab Totals 52,677 157,262    

These 20 labs average 2,633 animals per lab experiencing painful experimentation without pain relief of any kind.

An average of 33.5% of the animals in these 20 labs experience unrelieved pain.

These 20 labs account for 52,677 animals experiencing unrelieved pain in experimentation.

This is 69.3% of the national total of 76,001 animals who experienced unrelieved pain during 2009.

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