# Tuesday, July 12, 2011

According to this article a glass of milk can contain up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones. A team of researchers analysed 20 samples of cows milk brought in Spain and Morocco. They found traces of anti-inflammatory drugs, niflumic acid, mefenamic acid and ketoprofen which are commonly used as painkillers in animals and people. Whilst the doses are thought to be too small to have any effect on the person drinking them, the report does highlight how man made chemicals have found their way into the food chain.

posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 10:09:58 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0] Trackback
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