ractopamine

Food
If you haven't heard of the drug ractopamine before, you're probably not alone. But if you've eaten intensively reared pork, beef or turkey, then you will almost certainly have consumed meat from an animal that's been fed the drug -- and probably eaten ractopamine yourself.
Food
A new report reveals that a drug given to livestock has become the focus of an international trade dispute concerning its potential effects on human health.