It is interesting to see what the government allows to be used in animal feed and for conventional meat production:

Dairy cows

Antibiotics, pig & chicken byproducts, hormones (for growth), pesticides, sewage sludge

Beef cows

Antibiotics, pig & chicken byproducts, steroids, hormones, pesticides, sewage sludge

Pigs

Antibiotics, animal byproducts, pesticides, sewage sludge, arsenic-based drugs (growth hormones are prohibited)

Broiler chickens

Antibiotics, animal byproducts, pesticides, sewage sludge, arsenic-based drugs (growth hormones are prohibited)

Egg laying hens

Antibiotics, animal byproducts, pesticides, sewage sludge, arsenic-based drugs

 

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