Farm Sanctuary Statement on USDA’s Animal Welfare Information Purge

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The Washington Post reports:

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday abruptly removed inspection reports and other information from its website about the treatment of animals at thousands of research laboratories, zoos, dog breeding operations and other facilities.”

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary’s President and co-founder, has issued this statement:

“Farm Sanctuary encourages transparency and accountability, and we are very concerned about the USDA’s recent decision to remove records of animal welfare violations from its public website. This change enables animal abusers, and we urge that it be reconsidered.”

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