The Drug Store in American Meat
We're Eating What?

Rosenberg, Martha
Date Written:  2012-11-28
Publisher:  CounterPunch
Year Published:  2012
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14718

Food consumers seldom hear about the drugs oestradiol-17, zeranol, trenbolone acetate and melengestrol acetate and the names are certainly not on meat labels. But those synthetic growth hormones are central to U.S. meat production, especially beef, and the reason Europe has banned a lot of U.S. meat since 1989.

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