Navigation Links
Chickens Found To Have High Levels of Arsenic

People in the United States have steadily increased their consumption of chicken from 32 pounds a year per person // in 1966 to 81 pounds per person in 2000.
A new study shows young chickens have significant higher levels of arsenic than other poultry or meat. Arsenic is an approved animal feed supplement that farmers use to control intestinal parasites in chickens.

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service sampled the liver tissue of 5,000 chickens to estimate the arsenic concentrations of the muscle tissue, which is the part of the chicken that is most consumed. They found arsenic concentrations in young chickens to be three- to four-fold higher than in other poultry or meat sampled.

Of the 5,000 chicken samples, 3,611 were young chickens and 1,582 were mature chickens. By 1997, 99 percent of chicken was consumed as a young chicken.
Researchers calculated that a person consuming approximately two ounces of chicken daily might ingest 3.6 micrograms to 5.2 micrograms of inorganic arsenic. People who eat more chicken than this are ingesting up to 10-times higher levels of arsenic. Chronic exposure of inorganic arsenic, or 10 micrograms to 40 micrograms per day, is associated with skin, respiratory and bladder cancers.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Super Bugs Contaminate UK Chickens
2. Chickens Can Be Immunized Against H5N1
3. Surat in Gujarat,Confirms Bird flu Among Chickens
4. Chinese Chickens Banned In Hong Kong
5. Healthy, Bird Flu Infected Chickens In Chinese Markets
6. The Cause Of Death of 2,000 Chickens in UP Is Unknown
7. Dead Chickens: Is It Bird Flu or Heat Stoke?
8. Bangladesh Bans the Import of Indian Chickens Due To Fear of Bird Flu
9. Chickens to be Culled in 23 MP villages
10. Indonesia To Free All Chickens Of Bird Flu By 2008
11. 40,000 Chickens Culled In Pakistan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... MadgeTech will be showcasing its line of data logging products , ... MadgeTech headquarters. With products sold in more than 100 countries around the world, MadgeTech ... , In 2012, NASA strategically set up 17 RHTemp101A MadgeTech data loggers around ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... An April Gallup survey found rising health care ... of Sun Health Senior Living (SHSL) may not share those same worries ... prescription copays for the year, while holding the line on increasing their contributions, including ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Leadership of ... today announced the organization has earned its ISO 13485 certification, indicating the company’s ... with all rules and policies associated with ISO quality standard 13485. , ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... North Cypress Medical Center hosted its 9th Annual ... With the help of community partners, the event organizers raised $45,000 for the ... service members and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support. , A ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... The ... of events featuring guest speaker Dr. Adonis Maiquez MD, ABAARM. Dr. Adonis , ... and Regenerative Medicine, and a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine. , He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 Digital Health Dialog, LLC ... by the US Patent and Trademark Office of ... proprietary processes for electronic opt-­in and processing of ... programs, HIPAA compliance and otherwise. Logo - ... "Our technology allows for individuals to ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Niederländische Chirurgen ... die es Ärzten erlaubt, ihre Expertise weltweit zu ... kombiniert Live Streaming mit einer Instant-Messaging-Funktion und der ... Mediziner in Europa, Afrika, Asien und den ... die Plattform registriert. Information und Weiterbildung   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016  Diana Russell suffers from a ... from the inside out.  This disease has put her ... her children and grandchildren to leave her home.  Because ... family cannot haul the wheelchair.  So if there is ... and Diana is left to wait for the bus. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: