Limited public information, incomplete analysis and fragmented system jeopardize public and animal health
Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)--October 14, 2015. Today, Center for Food Safety released a new report, “America’s Secret Animal Drug Problem: How lack of transparency is endangering human health and animal welfare.” The comprehensive report surveys the current available safety information on commonly used animal drugs, finding that many urgently demand reexamination by the FDA. These include beta-agonists like ractopamine, steroid hormones, antioxidants, arsenicals, cocciodiostats, and antibiotics.
“FDA is required by law to ensure animal drugs are safe for both humans and animals . . .