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Animal Handing and Welfare Review Panel Meeting Announced

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

USDA will hold a public teleconference meeting of the Agricultural Research Service-Animal Handling and Welfare Review Panel (ARS-AHWR) Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 1 p.m. ET. The ARS-AHWR will discuss the summary of findings and recommendations of the Phase II review of the agency-wide research animal care and well-being policies, procedures and standards for agricultural livestock in ARS research. Attendees may offer verbal comment during the meeting. Written comments are invited until July 14, and can be submitted to REE Advisory Board Office, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 332A, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250, or by email to ahwrpanel@usda.gov. To register for the conference, click here .

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