Pfizer Suspends Sales of Chicken Drug With Arsenic
By GARDINER HARRIS and DENISE GRADY
Published: June 8, 2011
Officials at the Food and Drug Administration said the amounts found were so low that chickens treated with the drug, called 3-Nitro, do not pose a serious health risk and will continue to be sold. Perdue and organic chicken producers do not use the drug.
- U.S. sales of widely used drug for chickens to be suspended (cnn.com)
- Some Chicken May Contain Arsenic, FDA Says (huffingtonpost.com)
- FDA: Some chicken may have small amount of arsenic (usatoday.com)