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The FDA Approves of Hormones in Food, But What About You?

Posted by EHE Blogger

1/21/16 10:45 AM

It’s no secret that many people consume steroid hormones on a daily basis—oh wait, didn’t you know? Ok, well from the FDA:?

“Since the 1950s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a number of steroid hormone drugs for use in beef cattle and sheep, including natural estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and their synthetic versions. These drugs increase the animals’ growth rate and the efficiency by which they convert the feed they eat into meat.” 
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Topics: Nutrition, Wellness, Healthy Eating, preventive healthcare, healthy living, organic foods, organic, health, consumer concerns, growth hormones, new year, FDA

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