FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SLAPPED WITH OFFICIAL WARNING FOR BURNING A MONKEY TO DEATH
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The University of Utah has been charged with an official warning by the USDA for violating federal regulations of the Animal Welfare Act, which resulted in the burning death of a macaque monkey.
According to the warning issued August 2, 2016, "The U.S. Department of Agriculture has evidence that on or about the date(s) listed below, you or your organization committed violations of sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9."
"The University of Utah should be held accountable for their gross incompetence which led to the tragic death of this monkey," Wiederkehr stated.
All federal reports are available upon request.