Health and nutrition    

Is meat containing hormonal growth promotants (HGPs) safe?

All international bodies and national regulatory agencies, except the European Commission, have concluded that residues of registered HGPs do not pose a threat to consumers when HGPs are used according to good veterinary practice.

While the European Commission currently bans HGP use, the World Trade Organization has determined that the ban is unjustified and not based on any scientific evidence.

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