Tagged: zilmax

Reuters: Lost Hooves Prompted Tyson Foods to End Use of Zilmax

by Lance Turner 1/6/2014 12:03 pm

Reuters has a lengthy report today on the incidents that led Tyson Foods Inc. and other meatpackers to stop buying cattle that had been fed Zilmax, an animal feed additive produced by Merck & Co. Inc.

Tyson Foods Stops Buying Cattle Fed With Zilmax

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 1:30 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has stopped buying cattle that has been fed Zilmax, a food additive given to cows to beef them up before slaughter.