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Organic Milk: Are You Getting What You Pay for?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

At a time when consumers are turning their backs on industrialized farming systems -- and genetically modified (GM) farming in particular -- the new report raises real questions about exactly what people are paying for when they buy organic milk.

Dustin Lance Black Takes to YouTube for Historic Prop 8 Play (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black stopped by the What's Trending studio to talk about his new play, 8, that premiered live on YouTube and his su...

Spice Up Your Coffee

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I must admit, my coffee routine has gotten a bit boring. Every morning since high school, the first thing I do when I wake up is brew a cup of coffee.

Cheese Graders: Experts Name Their Favorite Green Cheeses

Avital Andrews | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

No matter how you slice it, mainstream cheese is inefficient fare: Almost 10 pounds of milk are needed to make a typical 1-pound wheel. But you need not forsake your favorite Gouda. Just choose a brand that takes sustainability into account. I asked five experts to name their favorites.

The 5 Best Foods to Take to Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.18.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

For the best foods to bring into the classroom, just take a nostalgic look into your childhood lunchbox for some inspiration. The results are delicious, scholastic and timeless.

Class-Action Dairy Lawsuit Gets Bigger

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A class-action lawsuit filed against dairy industry groups for macabre practices that may violate federal antitrust laws is getting bigg...

Republican Congressman Can't Prove Regulations He's Against

La Mesa Patch | Ken Stonr | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter on Monday called for deregulation, saying it’s “impossible” to keep up with rules on the city, state and federal levels....

Farm-to-Fork Across America: Bring It Home

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

First Stop? The Rodale experimental farm in Kutztown, PA. They are celebrating their 30-year study comparing the difference between organic and conventional crop yields and the impact on soil conditions.

The Other One Percent

Ted McCagg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy
Ted McCagg


Homogenized Shomogenized?

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 12.11.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

"Wait a second. Pasteurization and homogenization are not the same thing?" Larry shook his head. "Homogenization is a process which alters milk's natural state by forcing it through small openings at high pressure.

M.J. Trial Week End Review: Week 2 "Got Milk?"

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 12.10.2011 | Black Voices
Tanya Young Williams

Week two of the People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray Hollywood trial introduced the world to a new cast of characters. The witnesses were colorful, brilliant, arrogant, frustrated, pretty and aloof. Week two of the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial was reality TV worth watching.

Human Dairy: The Taste of Mother's Love

Toni Nagy | Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

Would you eat fudgesicles made from cat milk? Or yoghurt cultured straight from the teat of an armadillo?

The (N)ot Milk Guide.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Meredith Fineman

My lactose intolerance began far ago in a long-away land known as Meredith Used to Only Eat Bread and Cheese. I have looked far and wide into milk alternatives for my iced coffee with a splash of cran, and I thought that I would share them with you.

On Exhibit: "Made in Polaroid" at Milk Studios (Exclusive Photos/Video)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

You may have been wondering what exactly Lady Gaga’s role as “Creative Director” of Polaroid may entail, other than sporting those sunglasses. ...

Flavored Milk: Now With Reduced Calories And Sugar

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Who knew that chocolate milk could stir up such controversy? In June, flavored milk was officially banned in Los Angeles schools, thanks partly to cru...

The Best Ice Cream in LA

One For The Table | Posted 10.10.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

For the past two months, my children and I have been trying all kinds of ice cream places in and round the city.

Drinking Stories From Around The World

Food Republic | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Food Republic

It's not that we don't love a good old-fashioned American drinking story - believe us, we do - but something about tales of tying underage college fre...

The Most Controversial Beverage Ads

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

You expect that liquor brands will come out with controversial ads. That beer companies will run commercials that are a little racy. That an energy dr...

Milk Board Alters Sexist PMS-Themed Ad Campaign

AP/The Huffington Post | By SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Associated Press) -- Responding to a wave of criticism, a California milk board on Thursday modified an advertising campaign that ...

Got PMS? New Campaign Draws Critics

AP/The Huffington Post | By JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The dairy group that created the "Got Milk?" campaign is back with a new marketing strategy that already is generating plenty of...

Got PMS? Drink Some Milk, Says Sexist Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

Thank goodness for the California Milk Processor Board's new ad campaign. Once a month, some women have this pesky thing called PMS that turns them in...

Painkillers, Antibiotics, Growth Hormones Among The 20 Chemicals Found In Typical Glass Of Milk

Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

A study from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reveals that a single glass of milk can contain traces of 20 painkillers, antibiotics and ...

Does Your Wine Contain Fish Bladders?

Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Starting in the summer 2012, Canadian wine drinkers can look forward to a warning label on wine bottles that the product may contain fish, eggs or mil...

Cops: Man In Cow Costume Steals 26 Gallons Of Milk From Walmart

Potomac Local | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Virginia police are hot on hooves of a man who wore a cow costume and stole 26 gallons of milk from a Walmart in North Stafford....

The Controversy Over Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Flavored milk is not the nutritional equivalent of unflavored milk. It is significantly higher in calories, sugar, and sodium, and usually contains artificial colors and flavors.