Navigation Links
Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

The FDA report that chicken are being fed contaminated feed is causing concern among the people. The consumption of chicken is on the rise for the past few years . The FDA is quick to play down the fear saying that it does not have much human risk.

This concern came to light after some 38 chicken farms in Indiana was investigated into and it came to light that these farms fed the chicken for human consumption with the contaminated feed. Until the investigation more than 2 million people had fed on the chicken.

FDA has not ordered the recall of the contaminated food as they feel it has minimum risk to humans. As of now no illness has been reported owing to the feed.

Last week most of the agricultural, meat and live-stocks products from China had been detained or recalled fearing contamination. It had been found that wheat gluten from china was contaminated this wheat gluten was added to almost all the pet food. Some pet food was found to have melamine and melamine like products in them.

This melamine is used in fertilizers in China and has made its way into the human food cycle. Unhygienic conditions too added to the food contamination. The foods have also been spiked with contamination purposely to make it look having more protein.

How long this kind of tainted food has been coming in from china nobody knows. The understaffed food inspection authority find it difficult to check each and every consignment that comes in. 'Clearly that is a concern if that has been going on for a long period of time,' said Dr. David Acheson, who had been appointed earlier in the day to the newly created position of FDA assistant commissioner for food protection. Two FDA investigators are in China and a third was en route working with the Chinese government's General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine to investigate the sources of the contaminated products.

Till date only 17 a nimals have been reported sick. The human risk is less due to the dilution of the contaminated food. By the time of human consumption the contamination has been diluted to an insignificant level.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Tainted doctor refused Saskatoon job
2. Pharmaceutical Industry Supported Review of Drugs – Tainted Truths
3. Voluntary Recall Of Tainted Painkillers
4. Eighty Children Die Of Aids Due To Tainted Blood, Dirty Needles In Southern Kazakhstan
5. Taco Bell Restaurant in NJ Tainted by Reports of E Coli Outbreak
6. FDA Approves Novel Test to Check Tainted Blood in Blood Banks
7. Consumers Warned of Tainted Raw Milk Sold by Butler County Dairy
8. Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?
9. Panama Official Arrested Over Tainted Medicine Deaths of 100
10. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
11. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/22/2017)... , ... January 22, 2017 , ... Zifam Pinnacle, an ... the world, recently met with big-name retail buyers at the January ECRM Trade Show ... efficacy and uses the utmost safety standards in all of its creations to help ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... January 21, 2017 , ... Caronlab ... recently attended the January ECRM Trade Show in Hilton Head, SC, where it benefited ... reputation for the quality of its beauty and wellness products. At this trade show, ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Seamild, the largest manufacturer of oats in China, is ... and founder. As Oat is recognized globally as one of the healthiest cereals, XieQingkui, ... believes it is a move to sow the seed of good karma. Buddhism spirit ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) ... their multi-specialty medical group. The dermatology practice provides general dermatologic treatment, outpatient surgery, ... add this excellent dermatology practice to our group’s medical services,” explains NCMA CEO, ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... The Nobel Biocare™ dental implant company ... for its creos™ line of bone regenerative products. Specifically, the Nobel ... utilizes creos™ allo.gain™ bone graft for a variety of bone reconstruction procedures. In ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/21/2017)... , Jan. 20, 2017  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, ... Inc. ("KemPharm" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: KMPH ) ... Company and certain officers and directors and underwriters of the ... seek the role of lead plaintiff. The lawsuit ... District Court for Johnson County on ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... OTC Amplifiers, Diagnostic Instruments), Sales Volume, Company Analysis and Forecast ... ... Sales Volume, Company Analysis and Forecast to 2022 provides a ... The growing prevalence of hearing impairment coupled with an ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... NEW YORK , January 20, 2017 ... Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP ), Novo Nordisk A/S ... SCMP ), and Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ... which fell on Thursday, January 19 th , 2017, finishing ... NYSE Health Care Index dropped over 0.7%, while shares of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: