A federal court yesterday struck down
What's that milk label say?
That means companies that want to say their products are "rbGH free" and "rbST free" and "artificial hormone free" are now free to do so.
By John Robbins
Monsanto has been in the news this week, with a U.S. District Court Judge ruling that the USDA has to at least go through the motions of regulating the company's genetically engineered sugar beets. Monsanto, you may know, is not likely to win any contests for the most popular company. In fact, it has been called the most hated corporation in the world, which is saying something, given the competition from the likes of BP, Halliburton and Goldman Sachs.
Policy Date: 11/10/2009
Policy Number: 20098
The American Public Health Association has officially come out in opposition to rBGH (rBST). The APHA is the world’s oldest professional public health organization, with a membership of over 50,000. The policy statement also opposes the use of non-therapeutic hormones in beef cattle, citing “clear evidence that hormones originating outside the body can interfere with our own hormone function.”
Author and founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology
Posted: October 7, 2009
Breast Cancer Action and a coalition of consumer and health organizations have launched a campaign called Milking Cancer, where you can demand from Eli Lilly that they withdraw their dangerous bovine growth hormone from the market. For more on bovine growth hormone, see the 18-minute film, Your Milk on Drugs.