Why is rbGH Banned in the EU and Accepted in the United States?


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This paper is an introduction and proposal for a thesis discussing why the rbGH is banned in the European Union and permitted in the United States. It will provide and overview of the history of hormone treatment of dairy cows and the rise of genetically engineered hormones.  It will outline the approval process in the United States.  The approval process in the European Union is contrasted.  The political aspects of the use of rbGH are highlighted and finally the impact of labeling and the need for personal awareness by the consumer to make the proper choice as to whether they choose to use milk from cows treated with rbGH.
Why is rbGH Banned in the EU and Accepted in the United States?
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