SEATTLE -- Starbucks Corp. announced yesterday it will begin taking steps to eliminate artificial growth hormones from the dairy products it serves. Food and Water Watch, a Washington-based environmental watchdog group, had been campaigning to get the company to stop using and selling products that contain the controversial hormone rBGH. The dairy products involved include fluid milk, half-and-half, whipped cream and eggnog. Initially, the changeover will affect the 5,500 company-owned ...

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