Arsenic in Our Chicken? – NYTimes.com

I’m hoping this isn’t the same for Canadian raised poultry, but I buy antibiotic free anyways. Remember, just because it’s sold here doesn’t mean it’s Canadian either:

“Likewise, I grew up on a farm, and thought I knew what to expect in my food. But Benadryl? Arsenic? These studies don’t mean that you should dump the contents of your refrigerator, but they do raise serious questions about the food we eat and how we should shop.”

“It turns out that arsenic has routinely been fed to poultry (and sometimes hogs) because it reduces infections and makes flesh an appetizing shade of pink. There’s no evidence that such low levels of arsenic harm either chickens or the people eating them, but still…”

via Arsenic in Our Chicken? – NYTimes.com.

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