Starbucks Goes rBGH Free


Recently publicized for their jump onto the trans-fat-free bandwagon, Starbucks is now switching to hormone-free milk in its 5,500 company-owned US coffee houses.  Our friends at AllergyKids alerted us to this positive development.  Studies show that genetically engineered milk containing rBGH can pose risks of breast, colon or prostate cancer (source:"  Though the rBGH-free move doesn't offer more to dairy-free consumers, we do hope that it will lead to further healthy developments from this mass bean marketer.


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Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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