(NYC) URGENT- HLS/CHIRON Demo Thursday
- ****URGENT - Please Cross Post Widely*******
Call your friends, relatives and neighbors. We need a
strong show of support for the media which will be in
attendance for Thursday's demo.
ACTION ALERT � New York City
Huntingdon Life Sciences Customer
Event: News Makers in the Biotech Industry Conference
Date: Thursday, September 4th
Time: 11:30 am until 2:00 pm
Meeting place: Millennium Broadway Hotel
Address: 145 W. 44th St., (off Broadway - 2 blocks
from Times Square)
Why We Must Be There: From Michelle Rokke's
"Sunday, 1/26/97: The Cardio primates (Chiron) are
very fearful now after the surgeries. Before the
operation, there were always 8 or 9 of the 12 who
would take treats from my hand. now, only 2 trust me
enough to get that close. Even the very friendly ones
not only shrink back from me, they actually strike
out. #3180 and 4180 both have swelling around one
incision. #3081 has a length of suture-like material
about 2 inches long coming from the first incision."
From SHAC's News Advisory:
"CONTROVERSIAL ANIMAL RIGHTS PROTEST HITS MILLENIUM
One week after two bombs shook Chiron Pharmaceuticals
in California; animal activists hound them down at a
New York City investment seminar.
A pharmaceutical investor�s forum and symposium.
Protestors will ask potential investors to avoid
Chiron because of its sordid and violent relationship
with the notorious animal-testing lab Huntingdon Life
Animal rights protestors will converge and protest the
West coast based pharmaceutical company Chiron for its
business relationship with Huntingdon Life Sciences.
Chiron has been exposed in undercover investigations
sponsoring secretive primate experimentation and other
The protest comes on the heels of a controversial
bombing of the Chiron�s California office last
Thursday. SHAC USA spokesperson Amy Jennings states
�We are telling possible investors that if they invest
in Chiron � they may just get that �BANG� for their
Poking fun at the bombs, Jennings continues �we�re
going to have a �blast� wrecking Chiron�s investment
opportunities! Poisoning dogs for the sake of
toothpaste is cruel and wrong. Customers of HLS should
not expect too much sympathy from us!�
Huntingdon Life Sciences has been exposed in five
undercover investigations, revealing workers punching
beagle puppies in the face, dissecting live primates,
falsifying research reports for animal welfare, and
violating Good Laboratory Practice rules over 600
times. Since May of 2001 HLS has been plagued by
protestors and lost 90% of its stock worth. "
For more information about the protest contact:
Call: SHAC USA at 609-936-8422 or e-mail:
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