LEAKED DOCUMENT : Ractopamine injected into animals is currently banned in 160 countries. The American Pork Council letter to US governement officials says europeans must lift the ban on it in the free trade agreement. The europeans must also avoid ALL “animal welfare” measures (page 2)
The FDA has linked ractopamine to nearly a quarter-million reported adverse events in pigs (more than half of those pigs were sickened or killed) — more than any other animal drug. These pigs became lame or unable to stand, started trembling, or suffered a host of other ailments.