- What are hormones?
- Why are hormones used in food production?
- Why are consumers concerned about hormones in foods?
- History of hormone use in food production
- What are the different hormones used now by the meat and dairy industries?
- How are the hormones introduced into the animals?
- Do federal agencies monitor for the presence of these hormones in food?
- Do hormones remain in the milk or meat of treated animals?
- Can steroid hormones in meat affect the age of puberty for girls?
- Can eating meat from hormone-treated animals affect breast cancer risk?
- Can drinking milk, or eating dairy products from hormone-treated animals affect breast cancer risk?
- Can hormones that remain in milk affect human health?
- What do we know about growth factors in milk of treated animals?
- Concern about milk-related allergies
- Are hormone-treated animals healthy?
- Are growth hormones used elsewhere in the world?
- Some healthy diet tips that also help reduce exposure to hormones used in food production
Read Consumer Concerns About Hormones in Food, Cornell University,
Fact Sheet #37, June 2000.
Read How did You get your Dose of DES? with Chicken, Turkey, Beef or Vitamin Supplement? See also all posts tagged Stilbosol.
- My Year of Meats, by Ruth Ozeki, 1999.
- Cancer from Beef: DES, Federal Food Regulation, and Consumer Confidence,
by Marcus, Alan I, 1994.
- The Newest Knowledge of Nutrition: Wise Burroughs, DES, and Modern Meat,
by Marcus, Alan I. 1993.
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- DES studies on fertility and pregnancy.
- DES studies on gender identity and psychological health.
- DES studies on in-utero exposure to DES and side-effects.
- DES studies on the genital tract.
- Papers on DES lawsuits.
- DES videos and posts tagged DES, the DES-exposed, DES victims.