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Work collaboratively with other nursing organizations and hospital and healthcare organizations to eliminate purchasing milk and dairy products for use in the healthcare industry that contain artificial hormones such as recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) and any other food containing inappropriate additives; and
It turns out that standard dairy cows are medicated with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) to stimulate a much higher than normal milk production.
In 1997 Wilson and Akre began preparing a piece on a controversial Monsanto milk additive called recombinant bovine growth hormone, or rBGH, which had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993.
Another issue emerged Tuesday: whether the district should serve milk containing recombinant bovine growth hormone, which has been banned in Canada, Australia and numerous European countries but is commonly used in the United States.
According to Monsanto, which manufactures the GE recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (known as rBGH or rBST), Oakhurst Dairy does not have the right to let its customers know whether its milk contains GE hormones.
Included in these entries are whit might be considered "success stories," with the Canadian grassroots mobilization to keep genetically engineered recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) from government approval worth a special read.
Akre and Wilson are television journalists who uncovered potential health risks of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), a genetically modified hormone injected into U.
NORTH AMERICA -- Jane Akre and Steve Wilson: These TV journalists researched the health risks of recombinant bovine growth hormone.
But Health Canada (the FDA's Canadian equivalent), the UN Food Safety Agency, and the United Kingdom's Ministry of Agriculture have all questioned the safety of certain genetically engineered foods, especially dairy products from cows treated with recombinant bovine growth hormone, or rBGH.
In October 1999, a suit was filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking removal of the genetically engineered recombinant bovine growth hormone (rbGH) from the market, claiming that it poses a serious health risk to humans.

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