Meats could contain hidden additives

July 24, 2009 8:58:55 AM PDT
Researchers are warning people about some hidden dangers in meat. Two researchers in New Jersey examined phosphate and potassium content in meat and poultry products. Those additives are often used to enhance meat you buy from the grocery store. But researchers say this could be a big problem for patients with kidney disease who have to limit how much phosphorus and potassium they eat.

Currently, food processors are not required to list those additives in nutrition labels


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