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How drugs pumped into supermarket chickens pose a terrifying threat to our health

Posted By admin On August 10, 2013 @ 5:56 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

TOM RAWSTORNE
UK Daily Mail [1]
August 10, 2013

Every second of every day, somewhere in the world the same scene unfolds.

A batch of several hundred eggs, precisely arranged in uniform rows, moves along a conveyor belt, coming to a halt beneath a machine linked to a jumble of tubes.

Once in position, the machine robotically lowers itself and then simultaneously punctures each egg with a rack of hypodermic needles.

Through these needles, a mix of vaccines and antibiotics is injected into the egg — and so into the unborn chick inside, which three days later will hatch out.

If the scene sounds like something from a science-fiction film, then that is hardly a surprise. Today, large-scale poultry production has precious little to do with green fields and ruddy-cheeked farmers.

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