Primate Products Closes Down Miami Location, Animal Rights Group Claims Victory

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SourceNew Times Blogs
By Kyle Swenson

Anyone passing by a nondesrcript warehouse facility in Doral won’t be seeing a familiar sight anymore: dozens of protesters shouting at the cars coming in and out of the building. A controversial company that’s been a longtime target for animal-rights activists quietly packed up their Miami location recently. Activists are claiming victory, even though Primate Products has just removed its business to another location.

“When we started protesting that facility about three years ago, there were usually 12 to 15 cars on any given workday,” says Gary Serignese, an organizer with Smash HLS. This month, the group noticed the facility’s lot was empty. Sources on the inside whispered that the company had packed up and eliminated a number of jobs. “The word from inside is that they moved to avoid the protests.”

Smash HLS has been focusing on Primate Products since 2010…

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