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CONSUMERS GUIDE to rBGH (rBST) -FREE DAIRY PRODUCTS

If you consume dairy products, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility recommends buying products from cows NOT injected with recombinant bovine growth
hormone (rBGH or rBST). It increases disease rates in cows and has been linked to possible increases in cancer and antibiotic resistance in humans. Its use is disallowed in
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and all 27 nations of the European Union.
There are two types of rBGH-free products organic and conventional. The best thing to do is LOOK AT THE LABEL. Conventional rBGH-free brands are typically
labeled rBGH-free, rBST-free or no artificial hormones. Please note: Local, independent food co-ops and natural food stores, not listed below for space reasons,
often have a wide variety of rBGH-free products. This includes stores carrying organic products.

rBGH-FREE MILK
rBGH-FREE BRAND

TYPE

STORE(S) AVAILABLE (Note: Some brands not available at all store locations)

Albertsons
Alpenrose
Andersen (includes Hy-Top)
Darigold
Eberhards
Fred Meyer/Mountain Dairy
Great Value
Horizon
Kirkland
Lochmead
Mallories
Market of Choice
New Seasons
Noris
Organic Valley
Pacific Village

Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Organic

Albertsons
Albertsons, New Seasons, QFC, Thriftway, Zupans
Winco
Albertsons, Food For Less, Rays Food Place, Sentry, Thriftway, Winco
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Rays, Safeway, Sentry
Fred Meyer
Wal-Mart
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, Safeway, Whole Foods
Costco
Dari-Mart
BP Mini-marts, Food For Less, Roths IGA, Shopping Cart, Thriftway
Market of Choice
New Seasons
New Seasons
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, New Seasons, QFC, Roths IGA, Thriftway, Whole Foods, Zupans
New Seasons
Safeway
Winco
Grocery Outlet, New Seasons, Whole Foods
Trader Joes
Market of Choice
Thriftway

Safeway Dairy Glen & Lucerne

Stremicks Heritage
Sunshine
Trader Joes
Umpqua
Western Family (Pacific NW)

Both Org. and Con.

Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Organic
Organic
Organic
Conventional
Organic
Conventional
Both Org. and Con.

Conventional
Conventional

rBGH-FREE BUTTER
Beechers
Challenge
Darigold
Eberhards
Horizon
Organic Valley
Pacific Village
Rose Valley
Tillamook
Trader Joes
Whole Foods 365
Woodstock

Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Organic
Organic
Organic
Both Org. and Con.
Conventional
Both Org. and Con.

Conventional
Organic

Zupans
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, QFC, Thriftway, Wal-Mart, Winco
Albertsons, Food For Less, Rays Food Place, Sentry, Thriftway
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Rays, Safeway, Sentry
Fred Meyer, Haggens, New Seasons, Safeway, Thriftway, Whole Foods
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, New Seasons, Whole Foods, Zupans
New Seasons
New Seasons, Roths IGA, Thriftway, Whole Foods, Zupans
Most area stores
Trader Joes
Whole Foods
New Seasons

rBGH-FREE CHEESE
Note: Below is a sample of rBGH-free cheeses. Cheeses from Canada and any European Union nation are rBGH-free, though not usually labeled.
rBGH-FREE BRAND

TYPE

STORES AVAILABLE

Bravo Farms
Horizon
Oregon Gourmet
Organic Valley

Conventional
Organic
Conventional
Organic

Rogue Creamery
Tillamook
Trader Joes (NOT ALL)
Whole Foods 365
Willamette Valley

Both Org. and Con.


Conventional
Conventional
Conventional
Conventional

New Seasons, Whole Foods


New Seasons, QFC, Safeway, Thriftway, Whole Foods
Market of Choice, New Seasons, Whole Foods
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, Market of Choice, New Seasons, Rays Food Place, Roths IGA, QFC,
Thriftway, Whole Foods, Zupans
Lambs Markets, Market of Choice, New Seasons, Whole Foods
Most area stores
Trader Joes
Whole Foods
New Seasons

rBGH-FREE ICE CREAM


Aldens, Julies (Oregon Ice
Cream Co.)

Organic

Fred Meyer, Whole Foods

Ben & Jerrys


Double Rainbow
Eberhards
Julies Organic
Lochmead
Stonyfield Farm
Straus
Tillamook
Umpqua
Wallaby
Whole Foods 365

Both Org. and Con.


Conventional
Conventional
Organic
Conventional
Organic
Organic
Conventional
Conventional
Organic
Conventional

Albertsons, F. Meyer, Haggens, N. Seasons, QFC, Safeway, Thriftway, Trad. Joes, Whole Foods, Zupans
New Seasons, Roths IGA,Trader Joes, Whole Foods
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Rays, Safeway, Sentry
New Seasons
Dari-Mart
New Seasons, Whole Foods
Market of Choice
Most area stores
Albertsons, Food For Less, F. Meyer, Market of Choice, New Seasons, Roths IGA, Thriftway, Wal-Mart, Winco
Thriftway
Whole Foods

rBGH-FREE YOGURT
Brown Cow
Cascade Fresh

Conventional
Conventional

Dannon
Darigold
Horizon
Nancys
Stonyfield Farm
Sunshine
Tillamook
Trader Joes
Wallaby
Yami
Yoplait

Conventional
Conventional
Organic
Both Org. and Con.
Organic
Conventional
Conventional
Both Org. and Con.
Organic
Both Org. and Con.
Conventional

Albertsons, Market of Choice, New Seasons, Safeway, Thriftway, Whole Foods, Zupans
Food For Less, Fred Meyer, Haggens, Market of Choice, New Seasons, QFC, Rays Food Place, Roths IGA,
Thriftway, Wal-Mart, Whole Foods, Zupans
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC, Safeway
Albertsons, Food For Less, Rays Food Place, Sentry, Thriftway
New Seasons, Safeway, Whole Foods, Zupans
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, Market of Choice, New Seasons, Safeway, Thriftway, Whole Foods, Zupans
Albertsons, Fred Meyer, Haggens, New Seasons, Safeway, Thriftway, Trader Joes, Whole Foods
New Seasons
Most area stores
Trader Joes
New Seasons, Whole Foods
Dari-Mart, New Seasons, Plaid Pantry, QFC
Albertsons, Costco, Fred Meyer, Haggens, New Seasons, QFC, Roths IGA, Safeway, Thriftway, Zupans