Arla Foods has defended its new ‘Live Unprocessed’ ad campaign – which makes a virtue of using milk from cows that have not been fed the growth hormone rBST - in the wake of legal action filed by rBST maker Eli Lilly alleging the ads are “built upon a...
The US National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has dismissed claims by the deputy chief of the Russia food safety authority that women who consume US milk from cows treated with bovine somatotropin (bST) are at risk of growing unwanted facial hair.
A district court has overturned an Ohio state ban on the labeling of milk as free from artificial hormones, saying that there is a compositional difference between milk from cows treated with growth hormone and untreated cows.
As stakeholders across the dairy supply chain look to put cows’ backsides at the forefront of efforts to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, researchers suggest consumer acceptance will be a major factor in any successful solution.
Consumer concerns about a synthetic growth hormone used in milk production have prompted two leading food producers in the United States – General Mills and Dannon – to reformulate their dairy product lines. It is a decision that will have immediate implications...
Opinion remains divided over the use of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) in cows to boost milk yield, after US-based cooperative Agri-Mark said it will phase-out using the product in its herds later this year.
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) says the industry should not rule out using products like recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) to help boost milk supply, but must do more to prove any potential benefits to consumers.
Monsanto has found a buyer for its bovine somatotropin growth hormone, despite growing concern in the US over the use of such products in dairy cattle, as manufacturers continue to face commodity price uncertainty.
A new bill on milk labelling standards up for consideration in the
Indiana House of Representatives has come under criticism this week
by some organisations and producers, which claim it would prevent
informed consumer choice if passed.