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US milk cannot be labelled hormone free, says FDA

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 19 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:495
  1. J Roberts

    American milk cannot be labelled “natural” and free of hormones ruled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week. The administration argued that no one could be sure that a cow had never been given hormones to increase its milk production.

    * US cows: what they produced cannot be labelled “natural”

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    Americans drink 309 litres of milk a year per person, but farmers still …

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