07 Jul '11, 6pm

Up to 20 #Chemicals in "Milk" including painkillers, #antibiotics and growth hormones #health #organic

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Health Issues page , Appetite For a Change page , and our Food Safety page . A glass of milk can contain a cocktail of up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones, scientists have shown. Using a highly sensitive test, they found a host of chemicals used to treat illnesses in animals and people in samples of cow, goat and human breast milk. The doses of drugs were far too small to have an effect on anyone drinking them, but the results highlight how man-made chemicals are now found throughout the food chain. the highest quantities of medicines were found in cow's milk. Researchers believe some of the drugs and growth promoters were given to the cattle, or got into milk through cattle feed or contamination on the farm. The Spanish-Moroccan team analysed 20 samples of cow's milk bought in Spain and Morocc...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23566.cfm

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