Carrageenan – a seaweed ingredient common in low-fat and non-dairy milks – might not be as healthy as it sounds.
Big Dairy has unleashed a new ad campaign that comes across as a blatant attack on its newest competitors: non-dairy milk. Joining the ranks of Coke vs. Pepsi, the “Real Milk Comes From Cows” campaign is laden with language aimed at showing consumers how terrible milk substitutes are for them. Brought to you by The California Milk Processor Board, the ads lined up several milk alternatives next to “real” milk, with labels highlighting the ingredients of each.
Most now know that the conditions for dairy cows on factory farms are cruel and inhumane in many ways. But how about the so-called humane alternatives? With all the new humane claims and certifications out there portraying farmers who really care for their cows and calves, what does this best case scenario really look like? Consider these basic practices of modern dairy farming…
Horizon Organic Milk is marketed by White Wave, which is a division of Dean’s Foods. It is the largest organic milk bottler and the largest dairy conglomerate in the United States. The Cornucopia Institute filed a formal request with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week “asking for an investigation into Dean Foods’ advertisements for its Horizon milk with Omega-3 DHA.” The Cornucopia Institute believes that Horizon Organic Milk’s nutritional benefits are being overstated.
China has some food issues. To name a few from the past: dodgy imports, melamine-tainted food, poison toothpaste, using plastic in food, babies growing breasts… Why do they do this? [ … ]
I’d like to share a nice twist on hot tea that I discovered while staying in Malaysia. It’s simple: hot black tea, with evaporated milk.
A biotechnology scientist has predicted that genetically modified cows will soon begin the commercial production of a form of human milk.
Some of the most common foods are also the most allergenic. Here, we’ll examine the most allergenic animal foods plus some plant-based alternatives.
New study out of the UK finds that organic milk is considerably better for you than non-organic milk, & actually recommends going organic.
As part of the EcoFarm Conference last week, I had the opportunity to see several local organic farms. The tour was led by Amigo Cantisano, and it included visits [ … ]
On the heels of a raw dairy ordered to destroy 50,000 pounds of raw cheese, seven people are reported ill from another raw milk producer. The milk came from a [ … ]
An Ohio court has recently overturned its ban on labeling milk as rBGH-free. This is a meaningful move, and you can bet that Monsanto is going to fight back.
Advertising, as we all know, often employs misleading tactics to sell products. We don’t always look twice and read through the illusion. Cornucopia Institute, an organization with the mission of [ … ]