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Utah wants to label it's own milk.

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Utah wants to label it's own milk.

kkak97 | Feb 27, 2008 02:02 PM

This doesn't benefit the consumer at all...

Monsanto backs Utah's proposal on milk labels
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
02/27/2008

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah officials want to control the labels on milk cartons.

Milk processors would be able to promote their product as being free of artificial hormones. But only if they also say there's no significant difference when compared to milk from cows that are treated with growth hormones.

The proposal ran into some opposition during a public hearing Tuesday.

The Utah Food Industry Association says the federal government should regulate labels, not states. The Dairy Foods Association, based in Washington, D.C., says there's no public outcry for label restrictions.

The maker of the artificial hormone, Creve Coeur-based Monsanto Co., says the Utah rule is a good idea.

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