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  • Coca- Cola launches new milk beverage
    Coca- Cola launches new milk beverage
    Coca- Cola, the largest soft drink company in the world, is about to branch into new territory according to Forbes.com article published December 1, 2014.Coca- Cola’s new venture isn’t a soft drink, but rather a milk product....
  • Mary Lou Wesselhoeft
    Florida small business owner sues Florida over labeling law
    Today, November 20, 2014, the Institute for Justice filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Ocheesee Creamery owner Mary Lou Wesselhoeft, against the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) on First Amendment grounds regarding...
  • Milk case
    Milk causes more fractures and deaths: the Swedish study requires skepticism
    The press reported excitedly if somewhat credulously this weekend about a new study from the University of Uppsala published in the British Medical Journal that seemed to show that those who drank more milk had greater likelihood of bone fractures...
  • Milk Bottles
    Greater milk consumption doesn’t strengthen bones, linked to increased mortality
    Your television is flooded with commercials portraying milk as the consummate protector of strong bones and top health. Athletes, movie stars and other famous individuals help shout this message from the rooftops. But, according to research...
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    Vitamin D and physical activity trump milk for better bone health
    You probably grew up hearing the axiom "milk — it does a body good" over and over again. Your mom likely made you drink milk in large quantities at the advice of your pediatrician who wanted you to get enough calcium. Even movie...
  • The Truth About Genetically-Modified (GM) Foods: Making an Informed Decision About the Food We Eat
    The Truth About GM Foods: Making an Informed Decision About the Food We Eat
    Genetically-modified (GM) foods is a term most commonly used to refer to crop plants created for human or animal consumption through genetic engineering. GM foods are developed from organisms that have been genetically-modified to allow for...
  • Foods that most people eat daily: See if your favorite foods made the list
    Foods that most people eat daily: See if your favorite foods made the list
    Is there any one food you eat every day or almost every day? Most people eat some of the same foods daily without giving it too much thought. Live Strong has prepared a list that includes foods that most Americans frequently eat. Check out the...
  • UNICEF provides therapeutic milk
    UNICEF and National Dairy Month
    June is National Dairy Month. There are many ways to celebrate. You can thank your local dairy farmers or attend events. It’s also time to think outside the carton and look to the importance of milk overseas too.Milk “does a body good...
  • June 1 is World Milk Day
    United Nations established World Milk Day
    Since milk is extremely important to all, the United Nations set aside June 1 to celebrate World Milk Day.The first World Milk Day was held in 2001. Since then, many countries throughout the world have participated in the celebrations, and the...
  • Let's make ice cream!
    Let's make ice cream!
    Now that we're in the month of May, you know the weather's just going to get hotter! As we progress into grilling season, outdoor activities, Mother's Day, graduations and so on, it's going to call for some specialty treats. What...
  • A young girl enjoying chocolate milk
    Banning chocolate milk from schools may cause problems
    Kids love chocolate milk and yet problems have been arising due to suggestions to ban this tasty drink from schools. PLOS One reported on the consequences of banning chocolate milk in school cafeterias on April 16, 2014. It has been observed that...
  • WFP feeding displaced person in Sudan
    Switzerland donating milk to fight hunger in Sudan
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced donations from Switzerland to fight hunger in Sudan. The donations include dried skimmed milk to treat malnutrition in small children.Sudan is suffering through increasing violence with hundreds of...
  • Great American Milk Drive
    Milk drive to help Feeding America
    Feeding America has just announced The Great American Milk Drive. The event is set to kick off on April 2. It's an opportunity to help the hungry in America access nutritious milk.As the nation's largest hunger relief organization, Feeding...
  • 'Milk' is excellent
    'Milk' is excellent
    Recently, this column reviewed "Frost/Nixon," which is based on a true story and set in the 1970s. In addition to documenting the historically significant interviews between David Frost and disgraced former president Richard Nixon, "...
  • Russian dairy plant closed
    Russian dairy plant closed, why? Because workers were bathing in the milk
    A Russian dairy plant was closed for three months after a picture surfaced of plant workers engaging in some sickening and unsanitary behavior. But these plant workers aren’t crying over the spilled milk, nyet, they were bathing in it. Holy...