Saturday, December 1, 2012

Make it thick and rare with a chemical sauce

The Drug Store in American Meat

Food consumers seldom hear about the drugs oestradiol-17, zeranol, trenbolone acetate and melengestrol acetate and the names are certainly not on meat labels. But those synthetic growth hormones are central to U.S. meat production, especially beef, and the reason Europe has banned a lot of U.S. meat since 1989.

http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/11/28/the-drug-store-in-american-meat/

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