Attached is a picture showing the difference between chicken with growth hormone and natural chicken.
You can see three differences:
1. The natural one on the left has smaller pieces (with 14 piece total);
2. and darker.
3. The growth hormone one on the right is mechanically trimmed (attached with more tendon, fat, and bone chips; with 4 piece total).
The price is not even that big of a difference. (A dollar per pound different.) I still remember the chicken in Hong Kong was way more yellow, because they are from natural farms in China.
They taste a lot better, too! I still remember calling my mom asking her how to make traditional Chinese chicken soup. As I followed the exact instructions from my mom, the soup was never the same as it was Hong Kong. Hmm…, I wonder why…???
我仍然记得问我的媽媽如何做中式鸡汤。 我然後遵守了從我媽媽的指示/教導，那湯結果與香港的不一樣。 Hmm…，為什麼…??? (化學的東西方不如自然的好)