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Do you use growth hormones?

Posted on September 28, 2012

No. But neither does anyone else, as they have not been used since the 1950s. However, because so many people mistakenly believe hormones are used, most chicken companies continue to include the term “hormone free”. When using the term on packaging, the USDA requires all poultry companies to use the adjoining phrase: “Federal regulations do not permit the use of hormones in poultry.”