RBGH

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RBGHRecombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
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American farmers regularly administer recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) to three million cows.
Monsanto has introduced a revolutionary agricultural technology in the form of recombinant bovine growth hormone, the first genetically engineered animal hormone ever approved for use in the United States.
In early 1998, the company pressured a Fox TV affiliate in Tampa to change a story critical of Monsanto's recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
One lingering labeling issue, however, is how to handle the milk from cows that have been injected with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH).
In their suit, filed April 2, Wilson and Akre charge that WTVT officials (and perhaps Fox Television and Fox News execs) bowed to pressure from chemical giant Monsanto -- effectively killing a four-part investigative series on health risks related to that company's recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH) known as Posilac.
should ban the sale of milk and beef from cows treated with an experimental recombinant bovine growth hormone until the FDA developed better testing procedures.
Recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), also known as rbST (recombinant bovine somatotropin) is a genetically-engineered pharmaceutical marketed by the Monsanto Co.
Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), for instance, is the focus of increased criticisms, as evidence grows about its cancer-causing potential.
But there's nothing amusing about increasing evidence of much higher rates of breast and prostate cancers in people who have elevated levels of Insulin-Like Growth-Factor 1 (IGF-1),the hormone that in creases milk production in cows treated with recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
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