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From the department of "not in my chicken, thanks." If you'd prefer to minimize your exposure to antibiotics in...

From the department of "not in my chicken, thanks." If you'd prefer to minimize your exposure to antibiotics in...

« Here Comes the Sun, What Now? | Main | U.S. (finally) Labels Formaldehyde "Known Human Carcinogen" » Arsenic Found in... Chicken June 9, 2011 By: Margot Pagan and Senior Scientist Rebecca Sutton, PhD Did you think you were eating a carcinogen along with your favorite chicken sandwich last week? Probably not, but a new Food and Drug Administration study has found arsenic in chickens treated with 3-Nitro® (also known as Roxarsone), a commonly used, arsenic-based animal drug. Don't let that completely ruin your appetite -- as a result of FDA's tests, Alpharma, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., is voluntarily suspending U.S. sales of Roxarsone for chickens within 30 days. Last Thanksgiving we discussed how industrial and agricultural uses of arsenic products leads to contaminated poultry . Keep in mind - arsenic is a widespread contaminant in water , air, soil and other foods. Ye...

Full article: http://www.enviroblog.org/2011/06/arsenic-found-in-chicke...

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