Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Genetically Engineered Cows Milk Leads To Twins

A study recently published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine found that a group of women who consumed milk products from cows given genetically engineered hormones had a five times greater chance of giving birth to fraternal twins than a group of vegans who didn’t consume any milk products.

The study found that the growth hormone used in cows increased ovulations in the women and that the hormone persisted in the women’s bodies after it was consumed. Since the FDA does not require that food manufacturers label genetically engineered foods, the only way to avoid the bovine growth hormone is to buy organic milk.

And once again, if you’d like to make your opinion count about the foods you and your loved ones eat, pop an email to you-know-who…

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