There is a buzz going around about the artificial hormone rBGH. Apparently, Haagen Dazs, Breyers and Baskin-Robbins continue to use milk from cows injected with rBGH and there are very few companies that do not use this hormone. Of course this is very disturbing news when many of these ice cream brands have an “All Natural” label right on the front of the carton. One of the best articles I found on the controversy is from the Huffington Post.
We have Monsanto to thank for rBGH. Monsanto developed the artificial hormone and marketed it aggressively for years, before selling it in 2008 to Elanco, a division of the Eli Lilly drug company. Of course, Monsanto (and now Elanco) …
Publish Date: 08/19/2010 22:55