Notes on Bovine somatotropin - Bovine somatotropin(bST Has...

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Bovine somatotropin (bST) Has created public concern Produced naturally by cows and stimulates milk production Genetically-engineered synthetic hormone is produced by bacteria and injected into cows to further increase milk production Milk from cows that have been treated with genetically-engineered bST is indistinguishable from other milk Bovine somatotropin (bST) Minimize food contaminants Choose a wide variety of foods Choose organic or locally-grown produce Wash and in some cases peel produce Trim fat from meat and remove poultry skin
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Unformatted text preview: Choose wisely and consume a variety of fish Remove fish skin, fatty material, and dark meat Broil, poach, boil, and bake fish Do not eat lobster “tomale” or blue crab “mustard” Minimize food contaminants What should I eat? Avoid ingesting pathogenic microbes Reduce pesticides and pollutants in your food Concept check How can a pesticide used on broccoli plants end up in milk? How can organic food cause food-borne illness? What can you do to minimize PCBs in your diet?...
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  • Spring '07
  • ShaileshJain
  • Nutrition, Pesticide, Bovine somatotropin, Stimulates milk production, Genetically-engineered synthetic hormone

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