Nitarsone | definition of nitarsone by Medical dictionary
an arsenical compound used as a feed additive for the prevention and treatment of histomoniasis in turkeys. Called also 4-nitrophenylarsonic acid. See also organic arsenical
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28) The agency is currently considering a request to ban a fourth additive, nitarsone
And EFSA wants more studies to set safe levels for feeding Nitarsone
to turkeys to control blackhead disease.
, Chromium Picolinate, Vc-2-ester tripolyphosphate, Closantel, Diclazuril and Cyromazine.
Industry statements in the media have confirmed nitarsone
use in the turkey industry (Aubrey 2013), and the USDA estimates of per capita turkey consumption are increasing (USDA 2013).
2006) found nitarsone
but not roxarsone in commercially available chicken breasts.