roxarsone


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roxarsone

an organic arsenical compound used as a growth promotant and coccidiostat in swine and poultry. Called also 4-hydroxy-3-nitrophenylarsonic acid. See also organic arsenical.
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based market-basket study, we found significant increases in iAs concentrations in chicken meat from animals likely raised with roxarsone compared with meat from organic and antibiotic-free chickens not fed roxarsone (Nachman et al.
Thus, in this trial, antibiotics (including roxarsone and olaquindox) were added to the diets to enhance disease resistance, the function of IMO were not able to be completely expressed.
production of roxarsone was suspended following a 2011 FDA finding of
Two genes mentioned above showed expression changes due to the supplement of roxarsone which suggests their involvement in animal growth (Tschernatsch et al.
In September, New York Congressman Steve Israel introduced "The Poison-Free Poultry Act of 2009," a food safety bill that calls for a ban on roxarsone.
About 70 percent of chickens grown for meat receive roxarsone.
The FDA withdrew marketing approvals for roxarsone and for two other arsenic-based feed additives in 2013, and they withdrew approval for nitarsone, which is used to prevent histomoniasis in turkeys, in December of 2015 (FDA 2014b, 2015; Abraham et al.
New Animal Drugs for Use in Animal Feeds: Roxarsone, 46 Fed.
In broiler rearing, arsenic in the forms of roxarsone and arsenilic acid is used as additive in the feed which is used to control protozoan parasites and to enhance weight gain.
As an initial attempt to address this hypothesis, this study evaluated the effects of decoquinate (DECX) or monensin (COBN) in combination with two AGPs, bacitracin and roxarsone (4-hydroxy-3-nitrobenzenearsonic acid), on in vitro parameters of chicken intestinal immunity.
In this issue of EHP, researchers determined the levels of arsenic metabolites present in chicken breast after feeding the birds an arsenic-based animal drug called roxarsone.