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BGH

or bGH
abbr.
bovine growth hormone

bo′vine growth′ hor`mone


n.
a growth hormone of cattle, harvested from genetically engineered bacteria for administering to cows to increase milk production. Abbr.: bGH
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Alumni history is being preserved on the BGH web site at www.
Commercial milk distributors pool milk from many different dairies, and being required to provide BGH-free milk to a large customer like Starbucks will "begin to de-commercialize BGH and change the way consumer processors think," says Hauter.
Akre and Wilson sued the Fox station and on August 18, 2000, a Florida jury unanimously decided that Akre was wrongfully fired by Fox Television when she refused to broadcast (in the jury's words) "a false, distorted, or slanted story" about the widespread use of BGH in dairy cows.
Consequently, the addition of BGH to the extra-role performance literature complements previous work and builds upon it by enlarging the work performance domain.
Here's how it works: when the cow gets injected with extra BGH, it stimulates the production of another hormone called IGF-1.
One of the greatest strengths of the Canadian movement against BGH was the diversity of people and communities who were active in protesting.
FDA now concludes that BGH is biologically inactive in humans.
The final verdict delivered by the BGH a few days ago confirmed the patent's revocation by the Federal Patent Court.
The BGH is one of only ten hospitals in Canada to achieve a ratio below 80.
In the ruling by the BGH, the court does not see any basis for AGA / St.
BGH recorded an operating loss in the second quarter of 2009 of $35.
Monsanto's paid scientists may want to wish away the possible link between BGH and cancer, but objective scientists obviously have real concerns," says Food & Water Executive Director Michael Colby.