The National Institutes of Health was accused of involvement in a $1.2 million contract over the past decade to purchase beagles for cruel experiments, said PETA senior vice president of cruelty investigations Daphna Nachminovitch on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.“
The most recent alleged violation is from Virginia-based supplier Envigo, which is accused of providing nearly 5,000 beagle dogs and puppies to NIH and other labs to be confined and tortured.
During a PETA investigator’s visit, more than 360 dogs were allegedly found dead.
The NIH has been cited by the Department of Agriculture for the “hideous” conditions inside these warehouses, Nachminovitch said Tuesday.
“They have been cited … for direct and critical violations,” she said. “For failure to provide basic necessities of life to these nursing mother dogs and…