Monday, August 9, 1993
BST foes win more time to lobby
WASHINGTON - Congressional opponents of bovine somatotropin, who used parliamentary
wrangling over the budget reconciliation to legislate a 90-day moratorium on BST sales,
hope to continue their lobbying during the hiatus.
The legislation would impose a 90-day ban on BST sales if and when the FDA approves the
hormone used to increase milk production. Supporters of the moratorium, who charge a glut
of milk will undermine the economics of small dairy farms, initially sought a one-year