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USA: More than 1.5 Million Pounds of Arsenic Sold to Meat Producers

October 29, 2012

At least 706,530 kilograms (more than 1.5 million pounds) of arsenic-containing drugs were sold for use in animal products in 2010, according to analysis of FDA documents by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future.

Arsenic-based drugs are fed to animals to control intestinal parasites, promote animal growth, and to make the meat products look more appealing to consumers...


Source: More than 1.5 Million Pounds of Arsenic Sold to Meat Producers
Author: PCRM

Link: USDA Has Quietly Axed 60 Percent Of Foreign Meat Inspections Since 2008

Date: 2012-10-30

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