Arsenic in Chicken
- Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011 01:13
The latest report from the FDA says that for decades chickens have consumed feed contaminated with Arsenic, a known poison and carcinogen. The FDA backpedals on this finding by saying that chicken is still safe to eat because the amount of Arsenic that has found its way into edible portions of chicken are too low to be significant. But they do not comment on the cumulative effect of regular Arsenic ingestion.
In response to this discovery, the companies that produce substances contaminated with Arsenic have stopped their production of these substances because of the possible adverse effect on the health of Americans. To read the full NY Times article, CLICK HERE.