UK: Chicken drug residue poses health threat
Levels of potentially dangerous drug residues in chickens destined for the dinner table may well be higher than suggested by government figures, according to a new report by organic farming group the Soil Association. The Ministry of Agriculture (Maff) maintained that there has been no attempt to mislead the public, and stressed that of the samples of chicken meat it tested last year, 99.5% were free of any drug residue.
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