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Beef Additive Alert (tm) is a national consumer action campaign aimed at maintaining USA Beef quality, integrity & consistency!
Beef Additive Alert (tm) is a national consumer action campaign aimed at maintaining USA Beef quality, integrity & consistency!

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Quality, consistency & integrity. Learn about our co-founders, two cattlemen who want beta agonists scrapped from US Beef food production. Read http://goo.gl/eH6Phr

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Got to hand it to Livestock Market Digest's Lee Pitts for writing an exceptional article about Beef Additive Alert co-founders and prominent cattlemen Gerald Timmerman & Harvey Dietrich. Their efforts to stop the BEEF industry from using muscle-bulking cattle feed additives called beta agonists. Read: 

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National advocacy group #Food  and #Water  Watch wants FDA to ban #Zilmax, a drug given to cattle before slaughter to #Beef  'em up. Reports that agribusiness and drug maker sponsored "animal safety studies."

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Every agricultural journal should require authors to publicly disclose all funding #research sources & financial ties that authors have to the drug industry. Pro beta agonist industry groups allegedly have funded Zilmax animal welfare "safety" studies, reports advocacy group Food & Water Watch. Read: 

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We agree with Food & Water Watch. Congress should "instruct the #FDA to issue a ban on the use of all beta-agonists, including Zilmax, given the evidence of animal welfare issues." Read: 

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We agree with Food & Water Watch. Congress should instruct #FDA to  "dramatically revamp its animal drug approval process to be based primarily on independent science, instead of depending entirely on research furnished by drug sponsors." 

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#Beef  Additive Alert agrees with Group Food & Water Watch. That there's bias in so-called animal science research. That drug makers often foot the bill.  Read: 

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BREAKING NEWS. National Advocacy Group Food & Water Watch reviewed livestock animal studies and found Big Pharma like Merck control animal #science research for drugs like Zilmax. http://goo.gl/CFg4Gk 

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#Consumer alert. Rise up #mothers, #Fathers, #families and others. Pressure US #beefindustry  NOT 2 USE drugs that bulk up #cattle  for profit. Beef that ends up on our tables!  #Feedadditive #Optaflexx  and #Zilmax . Get active - speak your mind!

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#Consumers , incl #mothers , #fathers  and #families  should rise up!   It's appalling what's happening in the USA #Beef industry. An estimated majority of cattle are fed lab-made chemicals called beta agonists to bulk 'em up for profits. Zero transparency! No labeling. That's #unacceptable . #foodproduction   #foodadditives  Follow Facebook feed.
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