TITLE

The newest knowledge of nutrition: Wise Burroughs, DES, and modern meat

AUTHOR(S)
Marcus, Alan I
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Agricultural History;Summer93, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an historical account of animal nutrition research focusing on the 1954 discovery of animal husbandry professor Wise Burroughs of stilbestrol (DES) as a growth-promoting cattle feed additive. DES feeds' implications for beef-feeding practices; Burroughs's research; Ban of DES animal feed due to carcinogenic properties.
ACCESSION #
9402020134

 

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