It’s time to ban arsenic in poultry feed

DELMARVA MEDIA GROUP, Nov. 3, 2010

It’s no secret that poultry dominates the agriculture industry on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. But few people know that our increasingly industrialized poultry system routinely uses arsenic, a common rat poison, as part of a chicken’s diet.

Unnecessary for production, arsenic is finding its way into the chicken we eat, polluting our environment in the process. It’s time Maryland legislators put a stop to it.

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