According to a recent article in the Memphis Business Journal, Medtronic, a Fridley, Minnesota-based company, has reached an agreement with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) regarding its treatment of research animals.
Medtronic has agreed to meet with PETA twice a year to discuss animal welfare issues as well as work to protect animals used in their overseas contract laboratories. In return, PETA withdrew its shareholder resolution that called for Medtronic to stop outsourcing animal experiments.
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