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Title: Adverse effects on consumer’s health caused by hormones administered in cattle
Authors: Senthil Kumar, V.
Rajan, C.
Divya, P.
Sasikumar, S.
Issue Date: 2018
Citation: International Food Research Journal (Malaysia), 25 (1), p. 1-10
Abstract: In today’s digital age to feed this ever increasing population there is a high demand for more production of food. To meet this task, artificial hormones are being used to increase the production of milk and meat. In this review, we address the controversial issue of adverse effects of hormones being administered in cattle. Oestradiol, Progesterone, Testosterone, Zeranol, Trenbolone and Melengestrol hormones are approved by U.S. food and drug administration (FDA) for commercial use. These have been found to be used to increase the quantity of milk and meat in cattle but their adverse effects being observed on the consumers as they cause cancer and premature puberty in children. Similarly the utilization of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) in cattle is seen to be a burning issue as it causes cancer. Here, we present a deeper insight to above mentioned content
License: http://www.oceandocs.org/license
URI: http://agris.upm.edu.my:8080/dspace/handle/0/16263
Related document: http://www.ifrj.upm.edu.my/25%20(01)%202018/(1).pd...
ISSN: 2231-7546
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