- Abbreviation of recombinant bovine growth hormone (Wiktionary)
“Since its inception, the OCA has campaigned aggressively against rBGH, which is banned in Europe, Canada, and most of the industrialized world.”
“Technically this is known as rBGH, the small r stands for recombinant, BGH, is bovine growth hormone ...”
“This drug, known as rBGH for short, is not allowed in Europe.”
“No added hormones: Milk from cows not treated with synthetic bovine growth hormones (called rBGH and BST on some labels).”
“The USDA and FDA have worked to eliminate allnon-corporate, less expensive, more healthy, green, and localalternativesto industrial food andindustrial drugsunder the aegis of food or drug safety, while passing and protecting and promoting dangerous corporate products such as rBGH and Vioxx.”
“With regard to milk, for example, the manufacturers of the genetically modified bovine growth hormone known as rBGH have even tried to prevent dairy producers who don’t use it from stating so explicitly on their labels.”
“While the US continues to allow the injection of the genetically engineered hormone rBGH (or rBST) into lactating cows to increase milk production, the potential risks are enough of a concern that the European Union, Canada, Japan, and Australia have all banned its use.”
“Monsanto's genetically engineered Bovine Growth Hormone rBGH, now marketed by Eli Lilly, increases the risks of breast, prostate, and colon cancer for those who consume the milk.”
“Back in the 1990s we went head to head with Monsanto over synthetic growth hormones, and we were the first US dairy to pay farmers not to use rBGH.”
“PLUS: Court rules rBGH-free milk * is* better than the kind produced with artificial hormones ...”
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