Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.
Rigrodsky Law, P.A. is investigating potential claims against the officers and directors of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. ("Charles River" or the "Company") on behalf of stockholders. A class action complaint has been filed against Charles River. The complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company's business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, defendants failed to disclose to investors that: (i) Charles River had engaged in illegal activity with respect to its importation of non-human primates for research; (ii) as a result, Charles River was at a heightened risk of criminal and regulatory investigation by, inter alia, the U.S. Department of Justice; (iii) as a result, Charles River would be forced to suspend shipments of primates from Cambodia; and (iv) as a result of the foregoing, defendants' positive statements about the Company's business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.