Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 6, 2010

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-15943 06-1397316
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
251 Ballardvale St., Wilmington, Massachusetts   01887
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   978-658-6000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 6, 2010, For more information on the following proposals, see the Company’s proxy statement dated March 30, 2010. At the Annual Meeting the proposals were adopted by the votes specified below:

  (a)   The following directors were elected to serve until the Company’s 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and received the number of votes listed opposite each of their names below:
    Number of   Number of    
    Shares Voted For   Shares Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
James C. Foster
    53,187,221       2,418,975       2,146,907  
Nancy T. Chang
    43,962,929       11,643,267       2,146,907  
Stephen D. Chubb
    52,346,043       3,260,153       2,146,907  
Deborah T. Kochevar.
    46,828,226       8,777,970       2,146,907  
George E. Massaro
    53,221,956       2,384,240       2,146,907  
George M. Milne, Jr.
    43,848,036       11,758,160       2,146,907  
C. Richard Reese
    54,356,225       1,249,971       2,146,907  
Douglas E. Rogers
    44,229,172       11,377,024       2,146,907  
Samuel O. Thier
    54,310,604       1,295,592       2,146,907  
William H. Waltrip
    42,972,092       12,634,104       2,146,907  

  (b)   The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for fiscal 2010. A total of 55,846,976 shares voted in favor of the ratification, 1,696,529 shares voted against the ratification, and 209,598 shares abstained from voting. There were no broker non-votes for this proposal.

Computershare Trust Company, N.A., our transfer agent, acted as independent proxy tabulator and Inspector of Election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.
May 11, 2010   By:   Matthew L. Daniel
        Name: Matthew L. Daniel
        Title: Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary