F.D.A. Bans Three Arsenic Drugs Used in Poultry and Pig Feeds

The Food and Drug Administration’s announcement comes after studies revealed chickens had higher-than-normal levels of the compound, which is primarily used to prevent disease and promote animal growth.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

In the midst of shutdown madness in D.C. this news on an important food safety issue.  Imagine the FDA actually rescinding a previous ruling in support of drug manufacturers!  A good week in Washington by my book.

See on www.nytimes.com

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