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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.
The FDA approved the use of synthetic growth hormone, rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) also referred to as rBST (recombinant bovine somatotropin) in 1994.
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.
The cows of Fullam Dairy are kept healthy without antibiotics or rBGH (Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone), something that Lynette and Claret know that customers in western North Carolina will appreciate.
Monsanto, the nation's largest (and only) producer of recombinant bovine growth hormone, rBGH, doesn't think that Oakhurst--or other dairies around the country that have put similar labels on their milk--has a right to tout its products as rBGH-free.
Monsanto is suing Portland, Maine-based Oakhurst Dairy for labeling its milk "Our Farmers' Pledge: No Artificial Growth Hormones." 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.S.

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