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Bird Handling Standards

A federal court in Washington revived a lawsuit against the Department of Agriculture brought by the American Anti-Vivisection Society and the Avian Welfare Coalition. The animal rights groups challenged the department’s failure to issue regulations on the handling of birds used for research.

WASHINGTON – The D.C. Circuit revived a lawsuit against the Department of Agriculture brought by the American Anti-Vivisection Society and the Avian Welfare Coalition. The animal rights groups challenged the department’s failure to issue regulations on the handling of birds used for research.

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