Arsenic found in Utah kids’ pee traced to their pet chickens’ feed
Poison - It's what's for breakfast!: A toxicologist for the Utah Department of Health tracked worrisome levels of arsenic in two children to the family’s backyard chicken coop — "along with the eggs that came out of it, the feed that went into the hens that laid them and, finally, widely used animal-feed additives containing arsenic." (Salt Lake Tribune) Over at Grist, the Ethicurean's Bonnie talks to the Center for Food Safety, which co-filed a petition with the FDA earlier this year to ban arsenic additives in animal feed, and to the FDA, which is still considering the petition.
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