Sorry, cow, but we're gonna need a drug test.
On Saturday, The Akron Beacon Journal ran a story about how consumer demand for artificial hormone-free milk
is changing the look of dairy departments.
No longer will health conscious folks have to run to Whole Foods for the overpriced organic stuff. Within the next few weeks, chains like Giant Eagle and Krogers will carry milk from cows that haven’t been injected with rbST, the artificial hormone that helps cows produce more milk.
To most, this would seem to be excellent news. No matter what the government says, consumers have long feared anything with the words “artificial hormones” in the ingredients, since they don’t want their kids to start growing moustaches in the first grade. Yet Beacon reporter Rick Armon doesn’t appear to see it that way…