Last updated on: 1/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

rbSTFacts.org Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Milk derived from cattle given rbST is safe for humans to consume. Specifically in reference to milk, the FDA stated that milk from a cow supplemented with rbST ‘is not different’ from that of a non-supplemented cow.”

“rbST Facts,” www.rbstfacts.org (accessed Mar. 27, 2007)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

An online resource of information about recombinant bovine somatotropin, a bovine growth hormone

Mission:

“To provide factual, science-based, unbiased information about rbST to consumers, health care professionals, scientists, educators, news media, dairy producers, dairy processors, dairy cooperatives and food retailers.”

www.rbstfacts.org (accessed Mar. 27, 2007)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Are There Any Safety or Nutritional Differences in Milk from Cows Supplemented with Growth Hormones Such as rBST and Milk from Cows Not Supplemented with Hormones?