Monday, February 7, 1994
FDA pressed on labeling of milk
WASHINGTON - Market introduction of milk from cows treated with
Monsanto Co.'s recombinant bovine growth hormone on Friday caused a flurry of activity,
including a promise by the FDA to issue guidance for voluntary labeling of milk.
The FDA is reviewing the voluntary labeling issue and plans to issue guidance, but
cannot provide any details yet, said spokesperson Susan Cruzan. The guidance was prompted
by questions from regulators, producers and consumers, including a Nov. 23 letter sent to