American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. bovine growth hormone
“The merger is subject to approval by a majority vote of the outstanding limited partnership units of BPL and limited partnership units of BGH, which is expected to be held in the fourth quarter of 2010.”
“ Jane Akre) uncover that most of the Milk in the USA and across some parts of the world is unfit to drink due to Monsanto Corporation's POSILAC®, which has been proven to be a cancer-causing growth hormone. (known in short as "BGH" "BST" or "rBGH"), but they were fired for trying to tell people the truth.”
“ Jane Akre) uncover that most of the Milk in the USA and across some parts of the world is unfit to drink due to Monsanto Corporation's POSILAC®, which has been proven to be a cancer-causing growth hormone. (known in short as "BGH”
“The new consumer class includes Ana Karina, a line worker at the modern BGH plant, maker of televisions to cellphones, in Rio Grande, 120 miles from the island's other city, Ushuaia.”
“In addition, hundreds of thousands of US dairy cows are injected with genetically engineered Bovine Growth Hormone (developed by Monsanto) in spite of studies linking BGH with cancer, and longstanding bans on the drug in the EU, Japan, Canada, and most industrialized nations.”
“In afternoon trading, shares of BGH were on the move, gaining more than 17% today.”
“Organic milk products by law can't be produced with bovine growth hormone (BGH).”
“It's because Monsanto, the original manufacturer of BGH, has aggressively and successfully lobbied state governments in the past to make sure that no legislation is passed that would require such labeling.”
“As if that wasn't enough, Monsanto has also insistently sought to make it illegal for dairy products that are BGH-free to say so on their labels, unless the labels also included wording exonerating BGH.”
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