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View Diary: Ractopamine in Smithfield Foods and other Animal Products Raises Import Barriers (15 comments)

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  •  Ractopamine is kinda strange in that other than (0+ / 0-)

    EU which is probably genuinely concerned about food additives it's only banned by Russia and China. It's quite likely that bans by Russia and China are at least partially political and serve to help local farmers who don't use the additive. Russia is notorious for banning certain foods based on political considerations.

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