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Ice Cream Giant Announces Plans to Stop Using Milk From Cows Treated With Artificial Hormone rBST » EcoWatch

We love ice cream but we think making your own is your best bet – The ice cream giant Breyers announced yesterday it will stop using milk from cows treated with the controversial hormone rBST. The artificial growth hormone, which stands for recombinant bovine somatotropin, is a genetically engineered hormone that farmers inject into cows to increase milk production. It’s controversial […]

More toxic chemicals found in oil and gas wastewater | Science News

Another reason why sustainable sources of energy are the way to go – Whether trickling from cracked shale deep underground or gushing through an old-school well, wastewater from oil and gas production may carry two additional dangerous chemicals besides those previously known. Harmful levels of ammonium and iodide have now been found in wastewater from conventional […]