Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 30th, 2003
Gloria Dunnavan, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance official, said that regulators have issued an order prohibiting the use of phenylbutazone, an arthritis drug, in farm animals used for food. The order emphasizes regulations that have been on the books since 1996.
Officials have not heard of anyone getting sick from eating meat containing residues of the drug, Dunnavan said.
Still, it is a...
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