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Lab Animal Disposal System Raises Eyebrows In Hawaii

By Chloe Fox

Plenty of attention is given to the treatment of live laboratory animals, but how about dead ones?

The University of Hawaii is raising a few eyebrows after a local news station reported that hundreds of pounds of dead lab mice are cooked, liquified and then dumped into the city of Honolulu’s sewage system each year.

The process is relatively standard (and USDA approved) and great pains are taken to ensure its safety, but the imagery and — for lack of a better word — creepiness of it has the Aloha state in <a target=_blank href="" …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green