Pennsylvania to Allow Hormone-Free Labels on Milk

In a reversal of an earlier decision, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has announced that it will allow the state's milk producers to label products produced without the use of artificial hormones. In October, the state had published regulations that would have prohibited dairies from using labels indicating the use or non-use of artificial growth hormones in dairy herds

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In a reversal of an earlier decision, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has announced that it will allow the state's milk producers to label products produced without the use of artificial hormones.

In October, the state had published regulations that would have prohibited dairies from using labels indicating the use or non-use of artificial growth hormones in dairy herds beginning next month.

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as we

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