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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (Company) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2013. For more information on the following proposals, see the Company's proxy statement dated March 29, 2013. At the Company's Annual Meeting, the following proposals were adopted by the votes specified below:

(a) The following eight (8) directors were elected to serve until our 2014 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               40,022,174              848,016             2,054,011
   Robert J. Bertolini.          32,569,259            8,300,931             2,054,011
   Stephen D. Chubb              32,217,921            8,652,269             2,054,011
   Deborah T. Kochevar.          36,796,876            4,073,314             2,054,011
   George E. Massaro             32,430,966            8,439,224             2,054,011
   George M. Milne, Jr.          40,007,566              862,624             2,054,011
   C. Richard Reese              40,587,231              282,959             2,054,011
   Richard F. Wallman            37,772,437            3,097,753             2,054,011

(b) The shareholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 39,784,009 677,166 409,015 2,054,011

(c) The shareholders approved a proposal to amend our 2007 Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares of common stock for issuance under the Plan from 12,164,000 to 18,664,000.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 31,455,416 9,395,199 19,575 2,054,011

(d) The shareholders approved the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent auditors for fiscal 2013.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 42,442,973 465,668 15,560 0

(e) The shareholders did not approve the shareholder proposal submitted by PETA to require annual reports pertaining to exemptions or violations of federal animal welfare laws and newly enacted preventative measures.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 1,685,159 33,750,173 5,434,858 2,054,011

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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