No hormones

The packaging reads:

No hormones. Federal Regulations prohibit the use of hormones in poultry.

So, were chicken farmers injecting testosterone in roosters to make them more attractive to the chickens? Something else?

And I love that the implication that hormones are not used because of Federal Regulations — and not as a result of, say, a sense of not messing with Mother Nature.

Posted 18 Feb 2011


2 Responses to “Hormone therapy for dinner”

  1. Jordan on February 18th, 2011 8:37 am

    Growth hormone. More chicken for the money. And whose regulations prohibit that?

    Oh, and First!

  2. Liam on February 18th, 2011 7:44 pm

    The poultry product featured is sold in the USA.

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