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December 1, 2022
Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382
New Brunswick, N.J. – Please see the next assertion from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo concerning Rep. Frank Pallone’s failure to take motion on the FDA Modernization Act 2.0, launched by Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul. This invoice handed shortly and with out opposition within the U.S. Senate, and it’s critically necessary, as a result of it could take away the authorized requirement to check on animals within the improvement of recent medication. Nonetheless, it stays stalled within the U.S. Home of Representatives as a result of Pallone hasn’t taken motion to put it on the suspension calendar.
Rep. Frank Pallone is a member of the Congressional Animal Safety Caucus, however he’s failing each people and different animals by refusing to take motion on the FDA Modernization Act. An astonishing 95% of recent medication that take a look at protected and efficient in animals go on to fail in human trials. Poisoning beagles, monkeys, and mice shouldn’t be solely harming animals but in addition delaying the event of desperately wanted remedy. We’re deeply troubled that Pallone hasn’t acted, and we urge everybody in New Jersey to name his workplace as quickly as attainable and urge him to help this invoice.
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