Groups sue FDA over ractopamine approval

Groups sue FDA over ractopamine approval

ACTIVIST groups are challenging the Food & Drug Administration's approval of several ractopamine-based animal drugs.

The groups are suing FDA for failing to take into account the drugs' cumulative effects on animal behavior, worker safety, wildlife or the nation's waterways.

The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in San Francisco, Cal., by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), United Farm Workers and Anim

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