Pus in our milk... yum

Many dairies in the U.S. are still using injections of Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) to increase milk yields in cows. rBGH has been banned in Canada, the European Union, Japan, and Australia, due to concerns that it damages the health of the cows, and possibly those who drink the milk. What exactly are the health concerns? rBGH milk may contain excessive levels of a natural growth factor, IGF-1, that has been linked to higher incidence of breast and colon cancers in humans. Read more at treehugger.

I recently started learning more about factory farming. I think we should all be more aware of what goes on.


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