Remember our post last month about how Maryland was the first state to ban arsenic in chicken feed?
The Washington Post reports that the bill will be signed into law this week. The measure has the support of the biggest of names in the poultry industry.
“Perdue stopped using feed containing arsenic in 2007. McDonald’s restaurants, pet-food supplier Purina and the Chipotle restaurant chain also disavowed its use. On its Web site, Chipotle says bluntly, ‘We think arsenic sounds a lot like poison.'”
Read Maryland Set to Ban Arsenic-Containing Drug in Chicken Feed in The Washington Post.