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Primate Products Inc. Facility Closes Down after Smash HLS Campaign

25 Jun

by David Fleshler / Sun Sentinel

Gary Serignese, Executive Director of South Florida Smash HLS, leads a demonstration outside Primate Products, Inc. in Doral, near Miami International Airport. (CRISTOBAL HERRERA / Sun Sentinel SoFlaShare / September 22, 2011)

Gary Serignese, Executive Director of South Florida Smash HLS, leads a demonstration outside Primate Products, Inc. in Doral, near Miami International Airport. (CRISTOBAL HERRERA / Sun Sentinel SoFlaShare / September 22, 2011)

A South Florida holding center for imported research monkeys [sic] that had been the target of animal rights protests has shut down, with the company moving its operations to a remote location north of the Everglades.

Primate Products Inc. has closed a fenced, cage-filled building near Miami International Airport that had been the focus of an animal rights campaign involving picketing, demonstrations against participating airlines and smuggled photos of bloody monkeys. The company has laid off 10 employees and moved its remaining operations to a complex near the Collier County town of Immokalee.

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Two arrests in home demo against Primate Products in Florida

6 Nov

Smash HLS activists arrested in Miami-Dade County

Last week, on October 28, two Smash HLS activists were arrested during a home demo protest. They need to raise funds for legal fees to fight the bogus charges.

Smash HLS is a grassroots activist group aimed at shutting down Primate Products. Primate Products is a south Florida based company that imports and breeds monkeys for use in painful and unscientific experiments.

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