CHICAGO -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy said he is in favor of labeling milk derived from animals treated with the synthetic growth hormone bovine somatotropin. Espy, commenting that he cannot speak officially on the issue, made his remark at a May 1 press conference here during the annual convention of the Food Marketing Institute. "The USDA as a cabinet has not taken a position on the BST issue, except that we have read studies by the Office of Management and Budget and the ...

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