Hormone Label ClaimsDOWNLOAD FILE
Hormones are naturally produced chemical messenger substance found in both plants and animals.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of added hormones in beef lamb and milk production to safely increase milk production or to more efficiently produce meat. Beef and sheep producers may use hormones to help livestock grow more efficiently. Milk and meat products from animals given hormones are considered safe. These product have similar levels of hormones as animals not given added hormones.