Don’t Drink Your Milk

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Rosselkhoznadzor [Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance] has published on its website information “about the discovery of harmful substances in 100% of the products produced domestically.” The study was carried out by the “All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Veterinary Drugs and Feed”…, subordinated to Rosselkhozhadzor.

In the study, 15 samples were taken of Russian milk, dairy products, pork, poultry, and one sample of Hungarian beef. The results showed that all samples from Russia had harmful substances, but the Hungarian beef did not.”

Screenshot of Rosselkhoznadzor's statement
Screenshot of Rosselkhoznadzor’s statement

For example, in the four samples of milk, [researchers] found the antibiotic chloramphenicol, which is used in medicine for dysentery, pneumonia, gonorrhoea, and other communicable diseases. It is contraindicated in those who suffer from fungal infections, psoriasis, and eczema. It causes irritation of the mucous membrane in the mouth, and skin rash. With prolonged use – fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes.

Metabolites of furazolidone were found in all the samples of Russian pork, which is commonly used for the treatment of diseases in the gastrointestinal tract, urogenital system, and skin. In some cases, side effects include possible skin rash, itching and hives. Contraindications include those suffering from kidney failure, liver disease and nervous system. It is also contraindicated for patients whose work is related to driving and other dangerous machinery.

“Experts… also examined a sample of Hungarian beef… no violations were identified.” said Rosselkhoznadzor in a statement.


One thought on “Don’t Drink Your Milk

  1. Eric Morse (@eriq49)

    Takes me back to a day in the 90s when I got a call from leningrad asking if I could get them a container of pork: ‘contaminated is ok’. So I called the Contaminated Pork Corporation of Cincinnati…

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