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Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow’s Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled

  A look at the decline in American milk consumption… When’s the last time you had a glass of cow’s milk? Americans are drinking a lot less milk than they used to. According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the average person drinks 18 gallons a year. Back in the 1970s it was more like 30 […]

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The Return of the Milkman

The Meadowbrook Farms Dairy milk truck has arrived, and the insulated box — emblazoned with red script and an image of a Holstein cow — sits on Mahoney’s porch awaiting the milk delivery. Sunbeams reflect off the box and the heavy wire bottle carrier the milk man holds, creating a glare across the porch. The […]

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The History of Europeans Drinking Cow’s Milk

If you’re a lactose-intolerant European, a new study may help you narrow some of your ancestral roots without paying a cent to Ancestry.com. Contrary to long-held scientific belief that Anatolian farmers introduced milk tolerance to Europe around 6500 BC, a new study in the journal Nature found that Russian herders actually brought milk tolerance to Europe just […]

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This Chip Will Stop You From Crying Over Spoiled Milk

A group of engineers at the University of California, Berkeley and Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University have invented a way for your milk to tell you — via wireless — if it has gone bad. Never let it be said that science isn’t serious about solving your everyday problems. The group in question was studying how […]

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Could Goat’s Milk Compete with Cow’s Milk in the U.S.?

A boom in sales of goat milk has some wondering if goat milk —fantastically popular in most of the world, but not so in the U.S.—could one day compete with cow milk in American supermarkets. Goat milk still trails distantly behind cow milk in the American marketplace and mindset. It just isn’t that easy to […]

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Inside the Indiana Megadairy Making Coca-Cola’s New Milk

Coca-Cola got a lot of attention in November when it announced that it was going into the milk business. Not just any milk, mind you: nutritious, reformulated supermilk. It also invited ridicule. “It’s like they got Frankenstein to lactate,” scoffed Stephen Colbert on his show. “If this product doesn’t work out, they can always re-introduce […]

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Big Blizzards Mean Spilled Milk

The plight of dairy farmers in upstate New York may sound a little petty when we keep in mind that this year’s early winter storm has already killed 13 people, but what happens to the dairy farmers has a huge effect on the region. New York, you might be surprised to learn, is the fourth-largest dairy […]

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Slaughter-Free Milk Is Great For Cows, But Not the Environment

If you don’t eat beef because you feel sorry for those cows in Chick-fil-A ads, then you probably shouldn’t drink milk either. The typical male calf born to a dairy cow becomes veal. The typical female is milked for five years—a quarter of her natural lifetime—then sent to the abattoir to become pet food or […]

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Did You Know? Weird Facts About Milk

The old Russian custom of dumping a live frog in a bucket of milk to keep the milk fresh just might make sense. Frog skins, a handful of recent scientific studies show, are lush sources of antibacterial peptides, including some with the ability to battle such microbial hard cases as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), bane […]

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Jim Gaffigan Goes On A Kale Rant On 'Conan,' And He's Not Wrong

For anyone annoyed with the newfound popularity of kale and other healthy-yet-tasteless foods that dominate culinary trends, you have a prophet in Jim Gaffigan. fda levitra Read more at Huffington Post.

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