Talk:Growth Hormones in Food

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So, is turning vegan the only solution? Or are there places from where one can still buy food that does not contain toxins, carcinogens or growth hormones? Do you have a list of ethical suppliers you can share with us?


More milk, less greenhouse gas emissions

A US study has found that giving one million dairy cows a growth hormone makes them produce more milk and would cut greenhouse gas emissions equal to taking 400,000 cars off the road.

The study found using rbST -- the first biotech product used on US farms which has been in farm use for about 15 years -- can help reduce the "carbon hoofprint" while still meeting dairy demand.