Dining & Culinary Services Serves Milk That is Local & Free of Growth Hormones
All of the milk used in The Commons is rBGH free. The milk is also produced locally, from either Smith Brothers Farms in the Kent Valley or Darigold which has always been a proud NW dairy producer.
A little about recombinant bovine growth hormone:
Despite opposition from scientists, farmers and consumers, the US currently allows dairy cows to be injected with recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), also known as recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST). Today, controversy still surrounds whether or not rBGH is safe for cows and humans.