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News :: Environment
Chicken contaminated with Melamine cleared for sale
08 May 2007
Modified: 07:08:57 PM
The FDA has cleared millions of chickens who ate the pet food contaminated with Melamine for sale. Once again, the FDA has approved adulturated food for sale.
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While it takes a lot of Melamine to make you sick, plus the presence of its "co-polymer" cyanuric acid to give you kidney stones, its still damned unappetizing.

This problem goes far beyond melamine or chicken! Any food that either contains additives(like wheat gluten) or is made by or from animals who ate industrially processed feed should be considered suspect. There are just too many opportunities for too many different raw ingredients to be adulturated. This is true in China, the US-and anywhere else industrial agriculture is practiced.

Mixing ingredients from various sources makes things even worse as this way one contaminated batch can contaminate all others. What ELSE is in you food in addition to melamine?

I don't think I'm going to be stopping by KFC to order fried chicken with a side order of melamine anytime soon.

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