Ractopamine Banned in China, Russia, Taipei, Taiwan, Malaysia,the European Union &150 other countries! 7 January 2013
What is Ractopamine? It is a drug that is used as a feed additive to promote leanness in animals raised for their meat. Pharmacologically, it is abeta-adrenoceptor agonist. It is the active ingredient in products known as Paylean for swine and Optaflexx for cattle, developed by Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, for use in food animals for growth promotion.
In other words Ractopamine is a growth hormone. Legal in the USA and Canada? Wonder why? Interesting though, check this out. Please enjoy our work on healing and other matters in the world today. We encourage your comments as well as additions to this blog for humanity.
Although it is just one of the many thousand dangerous chemicals we encounter every day, it should be brought attention to none the less.
“Russia on Wednesday banned imports of American meat and pulled out of an agreement with the US on law enforcement and drug control. “The measures were widely seen as retaliation for a new American law that bans alleged Russian human rights violators from receiving US visas or opening US bank accounts.” Canada has indicated it will be able to satisfy Russia’s ractopamine requirements from February 28, but will be subject to the same restrictions as the US until that date. Australian beef exports to Russia slowed throughout 2012, according to Meat & Livestock Australia, with total exports down 41pc on 2011 to 32,162 tonnes swt.