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Ask Sebelius for veto on cow hormone labeling

April 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Ask Sebelius for veto on cow hormone labeling · Food in the news

Join the crowd of individuals and groups asking Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to veto legislation that will make it harder for dairies to provide information that lots of consumers want, namely whether a dairy’s cattle are treated for artificial bovine growth hormone (also known as rBGH or rBST). Her contact info is available at the governor’s […]

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Milk labeling bill passes; there’s still time

March 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Food in the news

Did you hear the one about the Kansas House approving a bill severely restricting dairies’ ability to tell consumers that they don’t use recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) on their cattle? No? No surprise. After the pro-drug lobby failed a year ago in the Kansas Senate, it apparently tried last fall with the state Agriculture […]

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Act now: dairy cow hormone battle under way again

February 25th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Food in the news

Criminy. Our esteemed Legislature is at it again, once more trying to make it hard for dairies that don’t use artificial bovine growth hormone (rBGH, also known as rBST) to tell consumers so. They tried last year. Tha state ag department has given it a shot (so to speak, although I’m not entirely sure how […]

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Milk and beer come locally grown, too

September 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments · local food

As long as I’m talking about local wine, I might as well mention some other locally grown beverages. Milk We’ve had something of an embarrassment of riches in the local milk department here, what with Iwig and Green Hills Harvest available. Iwig is available at the supermarkets and the Community Mercantile; I’ve only seen GHH […]

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