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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

Our Opinion

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following article that they have experienced pathologists staff knowledgeable in the animal testing.

“Accessible for consultation on intervention and disease management strategies, our team of experienced comparative pathologists is knowledgeable in normative biology and diseases of a wide variety of laboratory animal models, giving us a base of information from which to evaluate the cause(s) of clinical disease as well as unexpected research results.” Read the full article

Company Description

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of products and services for the animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, dairy and water testing markets. It operates through the following business segments: Companion Animal Group; Water; Livestock, Poultry, and Dairy; and Other. The Companion Animal Group segment refers to diagnostic and information technology-based products and services for the veterinary market. The Water segment includes water quality products for testing of certain microbiological water contaminants. The Livestock, Poultry, and Dairy segment involves diagnostic, health-monitoring, and food safety testing products for livestock and poultry health, and dairy products. The Other segment comprises products for the human point-of-care medical diagnostics market with the company’s pharmaceutical product line and out-licensing arrangements. IDEXX Laboratories was founded by David Evans Shaw on December 19, 1983 and is headquartered in Westbrook, ME. [Source: MarketWatch]

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