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?
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Kelley, we have to talk about your new ad campaign for the milk industry!
Thandai Recipe: A spiced milk drink from India, mix whole milk, a pinch of sugar, ground cardamom and a few strands of saffron together.
The Coca-Cola Company claims that the “vast majority” of their drinks are vegan. Is it true? Is Coca-Cola Vegan?
Congress left DC for the winter break without agreeing on a Farm Bill. Color me unsurprised.
Can eating vegan actually make you healthier? Check out these ways that a vegan diet might just help you live longer.
A few weeks ago I posted on how the dairy industry wants to be able to put aspartame in milk without labeling it. Now is your chance to let the FDA know how you feel about it. As I mentioned in my original post, the FDA issued a notice to request comments, data, and […]
The dairy industry starts marketing to us practically from birth—kids are often exposed to its slick (and misleading) campaign materials at school. By the time we’re grown, we may think that we know milk well—but you might want to think twice before stopping at your supermarket’s dairy case.
Dairy industry groups have asked the Food and Drug Administration to be able to put artificial sweeteners in milk, and not change the front labeling. The justification: The changes “would promote more healthful eating practices and reduce childhood obesity by providing for lower-calorie flavored milk products.” Ugh. According to Courthouse News Service, The International Dairy […]
If your mom was like mine, she gave you the same home remedies when you came down with a cold or the flu: a warm blanket and a bowl of chicken soup. Mom is usually right, of course, but you might want to think twice about that chicken soup when you’re choosing flu-fighting foods.
The world’s largest soft drink maker says it wants to create “an innovative portfolio of brands and products that feature the value-added nutrition of dairy.”
Some odd things are done to dairy products before they reach the local supermarket. Even though I am an inveterate label reader, I was still surprised to see how many ingredients my favorite brand of sour cream contains.
One of the things I hear a lot from other vegans is “cow’s milk is for baby cows.” No matter what your ethical feelings about dairy might be, this does make sense, right? Just as human breast milk is made to help a baby double in size in its first year, cow’s milk is meant to help baby cows grow up fast by providing the nutrients that a calf needs to quickly put on weight and grow. So, how healthy is milk for humans? It’s questionable.