The Great Debate

This drug, banned in Europe, Russia and China, may be in your lunch

March 31, 2015
A dairy cow peers out from behind a fence in Chino, California

A cow peers out from behind a fence in a file photo. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo

If you eat meat in any country in the European Union, or even in China or Russia, you don’t have to worry about getting a dash of ractopamine with your pork or beef. All these nations ban the use of the growth-promoting drug.

Sequestration as government malpractice

July 30, 2013

In regard to the Food and Drug Administration, the sequestration could ultimately cost lives.