For the second time this year, the USDA is buying up excess dairy. How did we get such an abundance of dairy, and why are our tax dollars being used for this AGAIN?
Comedian Ahmed Bharoocha’s bit about the dairy industry is less than 60 seconds long, and he manages to really nail the ethical issues with our taste for milk.
Does milk do a body good? Let’s take a look at how the dairy industry markets its product and how milk really impacts our health.
While we’ve shifted away from the milk-drinking culture we were as recent as the 1970s—even despite best efforts by the ‘Got Milk’ campaign—our cheese intake has skyrocketed. In the past forty years, we’ve decreased our milk consumption by 30 percent, but cheese consumption has increased more than 177 percent.