Senate Approves Arsenic Ban In Chicken Feed | Baltimore News | WBAL Radio 1090 AM

Supporters of the legislation say the arsenic additive contaminates chicken meat and waste, polluting soil and the Chesapeake Bay. But opponents say the legislation isn't necessary because Pfizer Inc., the company that makes roxarsone, voluntarily suspended the sale of the chemical. Full Story »

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Caroline Silver
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by Caroline Silver - May. 7, 2012

An opinion piece I could write on this topic could be one that not only raises the question of arsenic and the chicken industry, but also what else is happening to the chickens at these farms. What else is being put in them. Another opinion piece I could write, could raise the question of if this is a issue for government and business, or "who's mess is it to clean up"? I could also write an op-ed about the workers that would lose their job, and the implications about this legislation and whether its a good or bad thing.

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