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UTHSC: Animal care complaint ‘promptly’ addressed

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 15, 2020 11:07 AM CT | Published: July 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Advocacy group Stop Animal Experimentation Now asked the agriculture department to investigate a 2019 UTHSC research experiment with baby pigs. The university said the issue was dealt with appropriately.


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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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