USDA APHIS | Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information

After previously taking down an OA database on cruelty animals, and after triggering public protests, the USDA put the database back up. 

“Today, APHIS is posting the first batch of annual reports of research institutions and inspection reports for certain Federal research facilities that the Agency regulates under the Animal Welfare Act.  The reports posted are part of a comprehensive review of the documents the Agency removed from its website in early February and are in the same redacted form as before.

To conduct the review, the entire agency search tool database was taken off line….

The reposted information can be found on our website, here….”