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Food Production & Health

What are “hormone-free” chickens?

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  • A Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits the use of hormones in raising chickens. This is an established regulation. This isn’t a selling point for a particular brand -- it’s a reiteration that the USDA prohibits the use of all hormones in raising poultry.
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