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Orange Produce Liability). Chronic Toxicity Studies determine cancer risk, but high levels used
would rarely, if ever, be found in humans, and courts are accordingly skeptical of CTS
information. IN lynch v. Merrell National Labs, the court ruled: “There is no evidence that Lynch
was exposed to the types of animal studies…are therefore inadmissible in opinion nor create a
genuine issue for trial.” In Richardson v. Richardson-Merrell Inc. and Berhardt v. RichardsonMerrell the court ruled that extrapolating animal data to explain human effects was too theoretical
to meet the requirements of legal proof.
Abstract courtesy of the Humane Education network (H.E.N) Animals in Laboratories Information
Service (ALIS) database. For more information, kindly visit http://www.hennet.org Kellert, Stephen R. and Alan R. Felthous
Childhood Cruelty toward Animals among Criminals and Noncriminals
HUMAN RELATIONS, Vol. 38, issue 12, p. 1113-1129 (1985)
“This paper examines the relationship between childhood cruelty toward animals and aggressive
behavior among criminals and noncriminals in adulthood.
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