Definitions

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  • noun Bovine growth hormone produced using recombinant DNA.

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Examples

  • All cow's milk naturally includes BST. (rBST is a synthetic hormone that is added to increase milk production.)

    Non-BST Milk Same as Any Other Milk

  • All cow's milk naturally includes BST. (rBST is a synthetic hormone that is added to increase milk production.)

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • All cow's milk naturally includes BST. (rBST is a synthetic hormone that is added to increase milk production.)

    Another Victory for Ignorance

  • Under FDA [Food and Drug Administration] policy, food companies are allowed to make claims on labels that they do not use rBST, as long they do not "mislead consumers" to believe milk from cows without rBST is safer or of higher quality.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Under FDA [Food and Drug Administration] policy, food companies are allowed to make claims on labels that they do not use rBST, as long they do not "mislead consumers" to believe milk from cows without rBST is safer or of higher quality.

    Ads for rBST-free Milk OK Says FTC

  • It's always good to keep in mind, if you are unable to find pasture based or organic milk, at a minimum try to avoid milk with growth hormone (called rBST or rBGH).

    Nicolette Hahn Niman: Avoiding Factory Farm Foods: An Eater's Guide

  • There's the Roundup-resistant strain of super weeds Monsanto's helped create, for example, and let's not forget another great Monsanto innovation, Posilac, aka rBST, the bovine growth hormone designed to wring more milk out of our dairy cows.

    Kerry Trueman: The Dead Zone Diet

  • They saw it as a way to protect consumers from being misled by what they see as questionable claims about substances such as the artificial growth hormone rBST, which is used to boost a cow's milk production.

    The Newton Kansan Home RSS

  • A growing number of US consumers are choosing milk that comes from cows not treated with Monsanto's controversial GM growth hormone, rBGH (also known as rBST and Posilac), the

    Permaculture Research Institute of Australia

  • 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.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Is Organic Milk A Hoax?

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