bovine somatotropin

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bovine somatotropin

A 190-amino acid protein produced by the bovine pituitary, which evokes somatic growth (partially mediated by insulin-like growth factor) and increased milk production.
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21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday morning February 20, three major advocacy organizations representing consumers, family farmers, and cancer prevention advocates filed a citizen's petition to the FDA, seeking the Withdrawal of Approval for Posilac -- Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
The use of recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), a synthetic growth hormone that increases the production of milk in cattle, will be forbidden by the new legislation.
the presence of recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH or rBST) in the
The company that doesn't shy away from taking a position against recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, cloned animal products in the food supply, and imbalanced Federal spending priorities is no stranger to political action.
MINNEAPOLIS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Marigold Foods, the Minneapolis-based processor of Kemps Milk, has become the first major dairy in the Upper Midwest to introduce milk which is labeled as being from cows not treated with supplemental BST (Bovine Somatropin), also called recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
The board of directors of the National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) unanimously voted to condemn the actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with respect to dairy product labels that cannot refer to the absence of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH, also known as recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST)), without providing an FDA dictated disclaimer designed to assure consumers that these substances are safe.
Albans' milk and cream in its ice cream flavors and pays a premium for the farmers' pledge not to treat cows with Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), a synthetic hormone that increases cows' milk production.
Ben & Jerry's appreciates Vermont cows so much, we pay the small dairy farmers who own them a premium not to inject them with synthetic growth hormones, called Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
In keeping with the philosophy of Newman's Own(tm) product lines, Newman's Own(tm) Ice Cream is all natural with no artificial ingredients or preservatives, and uses milk and cream from cows not treated with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rGBH).

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