Activists oppose Indian animal testing lab in M'sia

Modified 27 Apr 2010, 9:02 am

Animal rights groups Tuesday slammed a plan by Indian drug company Vivo Bio Tech to build a 140 million dollar animal testing laboratory for preclinical trials in Malaysia.

Saying the project will cause "immense suffering, misery and death... inflicted on thousands of animals,", activists warned it could also facilitate the trade in wild-caught macaques within Malaysia.

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