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Did Monsanto sell rBGH (Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone) to Eli Lilly?

Screen grab from HD video on that Facebook page. Click to go there.

That’s according to this page on Facebook. From Adriana R. Toro:
“Eli Lilly is now the sole manufacturer of rBGH — the artificial growth hormone given to dairy cows that increases peoples risk of cancer. Eli Lilly also manufactures breast cancer treatment medications and a pill that reduces the risk of breast cancer. Eli Lilly is milking cancer. Tell them to stop making rBGH.

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Ban on labeling milk as rBGH-free struck down as unconstitutional in recent Ohio appeal court decision

RBGH is a growth hormone designed to increase milk production. And it’s made by Monsanto Eli Lilly. Here’s an excerpt from a report by Helena Bottemiller on Bill Marler’s “Food Safety News”:

"Our Friend the Cow", indeed! No mention of bovine growth hormone use here, but that would certainly fit right in with this model of exploitive dairying. Picture via the Lovenati blog.

“After more than two years of litigation, a federal court last week struck down an Ohio ban on labeling dairy products as “rbGH free,” “rbST free,” or “artificial hormone free” if produced by cows not treated with bovine growth hormone. Continue reading

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