Pennsylvania to Allow ‘Artificial Hormone Free’ Labels on Milk

In a reversal of an earlier decision, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced yesterday that it will allow the state’s milk producers to label their milk “produced without the use of artificial hormones.”

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In a reversal of an earlier decision, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced yesterday that it will allow the state’s milk producers to label their milk “produced without the use of artificial hormones.” The state had published regulations in October that would have prohibited dairies from using labels that indicated the use or non-use of artificial growth hormones. Those regulations were set to go into effect on Feb. 1, but protests and petitions from local

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