PATHMARK IS STRESSING ITS BST-FREE STATUS

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- With a new drug designed to boost milk production in cows set to go to market next week, at least one supermarket chain has been alerting its customers that it is not carrying any dairy products derived from treated animals.The synthetic growth hormone manufactured by Monsanto Corp. and called bovine somatotropin, or BST, received government approval in November and has been firmly

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- With a new drug designed to boost milk production in cows set to go to market next week, at least one supermarket chain has been alerting its customers that it is not carrying any dairy products derived from treated animals.

The synthetic growth hormone manufactured by Monsanto Corp. and called bovine somatotropin, or BST, received government approval in November and has been firmly backed by the government and loudly opposed by some consumer activist groups that h

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