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February 4, 2004 - Bovine Growth Hormone

Just last week Monsanto announced it would cut back production of its bovine growth hormone(rBGH) 50%. Bovine Growth Hormone's were the first commercially available genetically engineered production the US and still haven't been approved for use in the EU or Canada. Why is rBGH controversial? What are the health threats?

Join host Jerry Kay as we learn about the fight against rBGH.

  • John Kinsman - organic dairy farmer, president of Family Farm Defenders, vice-president of the National Family Farm Coalition, LaValle, WI
  • Dr. Samuel S. Epstein, MD., Chairman, Cancer Prevention Coalition, Author of GOT (Genetically Engineered) Milk! The Monsanto rBGH/BST Milk Wars Handbook, Chicago, Il
  • Els Cooperider, Owner, Ukiah Brewing Company and Measure H Proponent, Ukiah, CA

    For More Information:

  • Family Farm Defenders
  • GMO-Free Mendocino County
  • Cancer Prevention Coalition
  • Milk - America's Health Problem (background info)
  • Maker Warns of Scarcity of Hormone for Dairy Cows, NYT
  • Oakhurst to alter its label, Press Herald