September 11, 2018

NCC slams misleading consumer reports article on drug residues in meat, poultry products

In response to an alarmist and misleading Consumer Reports investigation about drug residues in meat and poultry products, the National Chicken Council today released the following statement:

“The National Chicken Council (NCC) has full confidence in FSIS’s drug residue testing program for meat and poultry products, and so should consumers,” said NCC Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Ashley Peterson, Ph.D.  “The main takeaway is what Consumer Reports states in their own words, ‘The concerns raised in this investigation does not mean you should give up or necessarily cut back on meat.  The findings are too uncertain.’  Read more

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