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PCRM Online October 2012

 October 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Help 100 Retired Chimpanzees Sent to Texas Laboratory

Help 100 Chimpanzees Being “Retired” to Texas Laboratory
The National Institutes of Health recently announced it will “retire” 110 chimpanzees from experiments. But 100 of them will be sent to Texas Biomed, a laboratory that was fined more than $25,000 for violating the Animal Welfare Act. Only 10 will go to Chimp Haven, the federal chimpanzee sanctuary. Contact Congress >

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Vegetarian en 21 Dias

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Vegetariano en 21 Días
PCRM’s Vegetariano en 21 Días helps Spanish speakers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with healthful plant-based versions of recipes from Spanish-speaking countries. Welcome Video >


2012 Golden Carrot Winners

PCRM’s Golden Carrot Award Winners for Healthiest School Lunches
An all-vegan menu, no red meat, and unlimited fresh fruits and vegetables are just a few of the innovations in food service found at the schools that won PCRM’s 2012 Golden Carrot Awards. Meet the Winners >


Pig on factory farmDon’t Blame Peanut Butter for Salmonella Outbreak: It’s the Meat!
Thirty people in 19 states have been infected with salmonella in recent days. The finger is being pointed at peanut butter. But the original source of salmonella is a farm raising chickens, cows, or other animals. Peanuts are an innocent bystander. Read Dr. Barnard's Blog >



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