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Sustainable Food Guide
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 Hormone Plan...
While there may be a stalemate at international level, you may want to make sure that there are no added hormones. Your organisation is allowed to set its own standards. Companies can often do more than nation states.

Find out where your meat comes from.

Check whether the meat has traces of hormone with new traceability system

e.g IdentiGEN Look for TraceBackTM.

Find out whether other meat handlers are checking for hormones

First supermarket to introduce traceability test

Possible Policy Statement

Where feasible all our meat and meat products will be free from hormone residues.

Suggested Indicators

Routine dosing of livestock with hormones.
Use of plastic wrapping and packaging for food products.


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