Juskevich, J. C., and Guyer, C. G. "Bovine Growth Hormone: Human Food Safety Evaluation." Science 249 (24 August 1990): 875-884.
Although this journal article is almost 10 years old, it provides valuable information concerning the effects of bovine growth hormone on food safety. Bovine growth hormone (bGH) is the bovine form of a hormone made in the pituitary glands of all animals that is necessary for normal growth and milk production. The authors noted that, although the Food and Drug Administration believes growth hormone is safe, critics had alleged that the regulatory process was faulty. To answer these and related questions, the authors presented in this journal article a report on the regulatory review process and the scientific information concerning bovine grow