USDA Seeks Comments On Animal Welfare Act Research Regulations

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering replacing or modifying the system used to classify animal pain and distress for animals used for research, tests, experiments, or teaching. USDA is also considering creating an Animal Welfare Act definition for the word "distress."

"Although the word distress is used throughout the regulations, there is not a written definition

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