Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Chicken Meat? YES, FDA Admits This Fact

Finally the FDA admitted that chicken meat consists of inorganic arsenic. It has been a big secret for a longer time, but recently the FDA has accepted that the chicken meat available in the supermarket has actually arsenic in it.

Do you know what arsenic is? It is a toxic chemical which can lead to cancer formation in our body. If arsenic is taken in high doses, it can be fatal.

Chicken Meat

How this toxic chemical becomes a part of the chicken meat? It is shocking information but around 70% chickens are fed in arsenic. It actually helps to stimulate the faster growth in chickens, minimizes the food requirement of the chicken and provides healthy color to the chicken and the turkey as well. This fact known as Playing Chicken, has revealed in IATP’s report in 2006.

FDA conducted the survey and the report stated that among all tested chickens half of them had in fact inorganic arsenic in the liver. The toxic form of arsenic, through the consumption of chicken, will entire our body leading to cancer formation.

Consequently, stopped the production of Roxarsone by Pfizer which contains the arsenic. The industry meat used this drug to provide nice pink color and to feed chicken to make the meat looks fatter.

The Wall Street Journal Report on Chicken Meat

Wall street journal reported that 100 broiler chickens have inorganic arsenic at huge levels in the livers. These chickens had actually treatment using 3-Nitro of Pfizer. The sale and of 3-Nitro was stopped this July and there was suggestion for another treatment for the chickens.

All the stores in USA called back the products that had high arsenic. FDA assets that the chicken consists of arsenic at the safer level and is not dangerous for health anymore.

The production industry of meat wants to hide the real situation and image about the adverse impact of arsenic on our health. The combination of lead, arsenic and mercury has highly toxic effect on fetuses and children. One study conducted by the University Of South Carolina Department Of Environmental Health Services proved that.

The toxic level of arsenic is very high and  4 times more toxic than mercury. The Journal of the American Medical Association has published a study. This study provides that people who constantly consume big amount of rice with a high level of arsenic in it, experience a deadly change in their cells. All that can promote cancer development.

If the arsenic remains ingested it causes Bowen disease like basal cell carcinoma on the skin or  invasive squamous cell carcinoma; and sometimes it leads to cancers of the internal organs which includes kidneys, lungs, liver, lungs and bladder.



Source: LetsGoHealthy

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  1. Carey says:

    Because of all these things that I see on Facebook, regarding the treatment of all animals. I am now a practicing vegan. Horrible and I hope they all go out of business

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