> Three points to consider regarding the post of organizational statements
> about the safety of BST with regard to human health.:
> According to an article in Biotechnology Newswatch, Aug. 16, 1993:
> 1.The AMA developed a promotional video for BST with a *grant from
> Monsanto* in the range of $30,000.
> 2. Monsanto also contributed $50,000 to $100,000 to the American dietetic
> Assoc. hotline. The 800 number for the hotline appears in public service
> announcements during the AMA video.
> 3. Dr. Bauman has been a Monsanto-funded researcher for many years, and
> has co-authored numerous articles on BST with Monsanto's own
> researchers. (see bibliographies provided in "Bovine Somatotropin and
> Emerging Issues: An Assessment", ed. by Milton Hallberg (1992).)
> 4. Dr. Bauman was an author of the OTA study included in his list, even
> though OTA reports are supposed to be "independent".
Based upon your information, it appears that Dr. Bauman has done a
considerable amount of work with BST and is highly qualified to present
both his own data, and that of others. Are you suggesting that his data
are inaccurate or have been falsified?