The NFL is?warning?its own players that beef is really so highly-contaminated with steroids that consuming the meat could result in these to fail mandatory drug tests.
Beef and various meats created countries including Mexico and China may contain a substance called “clenbuterol“—which might lead to athletes testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Clenbuterol is undoubtedly an unapproved ingredient by the FDA as well as utilization of the substance on animals that happen to be created for human consumption is banned.
NFL players received a memo in the league’s drug administrator?saying, “consuming large quantities of meat while visiting those particular countries could lead to having a positive test.
“Players have the effect of what on earth is into their bodies.”
As all sorts of professional sports, “doping” is a type of and controversial practice—these days, simply eating a cheeseburger could jeopardize their careers.
The Free Thought Project stated:
“Under normal circumstances, the plan seems like common sense, but because the?repeal of mandatory country of origin of meat labeling,?Americans have no way of identifying where their meat was produced.
“Most of the meat Americans are eating now, might be from Mexico and China.”
NFL players have taken to social websites to convey their concerns whenever they were?briefed on the memo:
This can't be real life! #SMH #GottaGoVeganOnVacation ?? pic.twitter.com/HmWNpi4cAj
— Patrick Peterson /P2 (@P2) May 3, 2016
“Texans left tackle Duane Brown tested positive for clenbuterol last season following a bye-week visit to Mexico, during which he ate Mexican beef, sources told ESPN.
“From a months-long process, Brown was finally cleared in April, sources said, allowing him avoiding quantity happen to be a 10-game suspension. His case serves as a cautionary tale for other players