U.S. presses Russia to "immediately" lift meat trade ban

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Macedonian wrote:

Tasteless lean meat full of steroids what happened to the real meat juicu tender and some fat on it. If the Americans forgot how the real meat tastes then doesn’t mean the rest of the world did.

Feb 11, 2013 3:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Sinbad1 wrote:

ractopamine is banned in 80 countries, it causes mutations heart disease and other health side effects. In the US the profits of drug companies are considered more important than human health, other nations have different values.

Feb 11, 2013 4:58pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Derik2 wrote:

Please, provide a complete story. RIAN (2/11) writes:
(1) “… food safety standards for the United Nations, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, allows a measurable amount of ractopamine at 10 parts per billion, while the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standard is 50 parts per billion.”
(2) “…ractopamine, which is used to stimulate livestock growth and make meat leaner, is prohibited in about 160 countries, including the European Union and the member states of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.”

Feb 11, 2013 6:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
NeilMcGowan wrote:

> to “immediately” lift <

Yeah, I bet the Americans split that infinitive, too.

Feb 12, 2013 11:37am EST  --  Report as abuse
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