CANADA: Scientists claim abuses in drugs approval system for animals destined for food chain
Six Canadian scientists have blown the whistle on the process by which drugs are approved for use in animals destined for human consumption, and have aired their concerns in a letter to Canadian health minister Allan Rock. The scientists, who work for the bureau of veterinary drugs, claim that they have been denied the chance for professional promotion because they refuse to ignore safety risks and approve the use of drugs they consider potentially dangerous.
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