Monday, March 26, 2007

New Lab Tests

In an AP article by Mark Johnson, it's revealed that a laboratory in Albany New York has identified the poison that caused the deaths of many pets. The scientists at NY Food Laboratory named aminopterin as the chemical responsible. A derivative of folic acid, aminopterin can cause birth defects, cause cancer, and bring kidney damage to dogs and cats. Its used as a rat poison and is also banned in the United States.

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