Environmental concerns reemerge over steroids given to livestock
Each year, U.S. farmers raise some 36 million beef cattle. Farmers fatten up two-thirds of these animals by using hormones.
Most cattle that go through feedlots receive steroids to boost their growth rate and beefiness.
T. Thrift, Univ. of Fla.
Many cattle are fed the same muscle-building androgens—usually testosterone surrogates—that […]