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Officials backtrack on ractopamine ban

TELLING PORKIES? Health officials denied that the decision to drop a ban on pig feed additive had been influenced by a desire to smooth the way for US pork imports

By Angelica Oung  /  STAFF REPORTER

Representatives of the associations threatened to stage demonstrations in front of the DOH and the council next Tuesday if health officials fail to offer a "reasonable" explanation for their lifting of the ban.

Additional reporting by Flora Wang

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