EU says growth hormones pose health riskBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7196.1442a (Published 29 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1442
- Rory Watson
Scientific research commissioned by the European Union has concluded that six growth hormones used for growth promotion in cattle pose a risk to consumers. The adverse consequences include developmental, neurobiological, genetoxic, and carcinogenic effects.
The findings are being used by the European Union to support its 11 year …