Zeranol Use in Meat and Breast Cancer

Oestrogenic potencies of Zeranol, oestradiol, diethylstilboestrol, Bisphenol-A and genistein: implications for exposure assessment of potential endocrine disrupters

Anabolic growth-promoting drugs in meat production are by far the most potent hormones found in the food supply. Researchers have compared the oestrogenic potency of the synthetic oestrogen Zeranol, used as a growth promoter in meat production, and five related compounds, with the potency of 17beta-oestradiol, diethylstilboestrol (DES), genistein, and Bisphenol-A.

  • Care2 reports, April 20, 2018.
  • NutritionFacts reports, 25 Jul 2016.
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