raised without antibiotics

It does not look like there is going to be any recall of mislabeled beef, but new studies do mean there is more uncertainty at the meat counter. The study findings, published in Science on April 7, mean a label claim that meat products are “raised without antibiotics” or RWA may not mean much either.

Farm Action and the American Grassfed Association were troubled enough to demand USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recall beef that tested positive for antibiotics in the studies. Also, there was confusion about a third organization’s previous study involving antibiotic residues. Farm Acton and the  
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