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Potentially Dangerous Catfish

Air date 07/05/11

Public comments and evidence submitted to the US Department of Agriculture overwhelmingly support broad inspection and regulation of all commerical cat fish species imported or grown for sale to consumers in the United States. During a recently concluded period of public comment the USDA gathered over 280 comments and thousands of petitions overwhelmingly supportive of stricter regulation of imported catfish. Bill Battle is a Mississippi cat fish farmer, he says foreign producers using antibiotics now banned in the US can be dangerous for consumers.

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