FDA ASKED TO PREVENT BST LABELING EFFORTS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The National Food Processors Association has asked the Food and Drug Administration to head off attempts at the state and local levels to label milk containing the synthetic milk hormone Bovine Somatotropin.FDA has already issued guidelines intended to prevent labels from touting non-BST milk as being purer. The agency has repeatedly said the synthetic hormone, used to stimulate

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The National Food Processors Association has asked the Food and Drug Administration to head off attempts at the state and local levels to label milk containing the synthetic milk hormone Bovine Somatotropin.

FDA has already issued guidelines intended to prevent labels from touting non-BST milk as being purer. The agency has repeatedly said the synthetic hormone, used to stimulate milk production, has no material effect on milk and thus is harmless to humans and tha

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