Large Dairies Forsake Growth Hormones in Milk

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A move is under way in New England that some say may soon end the use of artificial growth hormones in dairy cows. Two of the area's biggest dairies say that as of October, they will only buy milk from hormone-free farms.

H.P. Hood and Dean Foods, which operates Garelick Farms, are hoping to re-capture new customers who now buy organic.

But some farmers say they shouldn't be forced to give up using the hormones, which are deemed safe by the FDA.



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