Check out this news story on this topic. It gives some background surrounding this issue. It talks about a recent FDA Study that was occuring at the time of this news production, February 2013 and the FDA has since released its findings this month.
The FDA has eliminated the use of arsenic in chickens. The following story,FDA Will Remove Most Arsenic from Chicken – The Daily Green gives a brief summary of the FDA’s recent test findings.
“The withdrawal of these harmful feed additives is a major victory for consumers and the health of our food system. It is unfortunate that legal pressure from outside groups was necessary to spur action by FDA, yet in the end, we are pleased that FDA listened to our scientific objections and is now working to rid arsenic from our meat supply,” said Paige Tomaselli, senior attorney with Center for Food Safety. Source: FDA Will Remove Most Arsenic from Chicken – The Daily Green October 7, 2013