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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Russia and 160 other countries have banned ractpamine, but not the US...

Shortly before Christmas last year, on Dec 7, 2012, Russia's Federal Agency for Agricultural Control banned the imports of meat containing ractpamine - a food additive that allows for the reduction of fat content in beef. The drug is reportedly added to food to allow animals to grow muscle instead of fat.

According to researchers, ractopamine can affect the human cardiovascular system, and can in some circumstances cause food poisoning. There are also other health affects.

This drug is banned in  160 countries, including China and Russia. In the US it is all fine and dandy like Monsanto products and fluoride.
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