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The Dangers of Genetically Engineered Milk

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Genetically engineered milk is very different than natural milk, and clearly qualifies for FDA's explicit mandatory labeling.

You're Appointing Who? Please Obama, Say It's Not So!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

The person who may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history has just been made the US food safety czar.

Camel Milk: Coming To A Store Near You?

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — To milk a camel, you need warm hands, a gentle touch and quick timing – camels give milk only in 90-second bursts. Gil and ...

Crying Over Spilled Milk: MA Ag Bureaucrat in Desperate Maneuvers

David E. Gumpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David E. Gumpert

Even by Massachusetts political standards, which are quite low, the late-Friday maneuver by Massachusetts' agriculture commissioner was a curious one.

Princess Diana Hair Jam? Artist Sam Bompas Claims To Have Made 'Surreal' Condiment From Royal's Hair

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON — The royal hair? Jam made from what its maker claims is one of Princess Diana's hairs is up for sale at an art exhibition in London. Th...

Fight Over Raw Milk Moves East, Amid Charges of Collusion with Big Dairy

David E. Gumpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David E. Gumpert

The movement to fight off the federal and state campaigns against raw milk over the past three years has been viewed by the mainstream media as pretty much a fringe thing -- until now.

What's the FBI Doing in My Milk?

Tommy Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tommy Rosen

This past Wednesday, the FBI in conjunction with the FDA raided Rawsome, a private membership food-buying club.

Blue Mozzarella Investigated In Italy: Police Seize 70,000 Cheese Balls In Turin

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE, 6/22, 4:25pm -- (Harmless?) Bacteria Turned The Mozzarella Blue ROME (AP) -- Batches of Mozzarella balls turned blue because of bacterial con...

Homemade Soda Around The City

Metromix New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A serious cocktail lounge was once simply judged by the quality of its freshly pressed juices. Eventually, house-crafted syrups and homemade bitters c...

California Dairy Farmers' Discontent A Cash Cow? Western States Think So

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DES MOINES, Iowa — The number of dairies in California has plummeted by more than 500 in the past decade, with many moving to other states entic...

Conklin Dairy Video Shows Dairy Cows Being Violently Abused, Says Mercy For Animals (VIDEO)

AP / Huffington Post | By MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CLEVELAND (AP/Huffington Post)-- An animal welfare group said Tuesday that a graphic video it secretly recorded shows workers at a dairy farm beating ...

Bruno and Bromances: Modern Masculinity Goes to the Movies

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

There seems to be two opposing forces powering films of late: an desire to pay tribute to the unique relationship that exists between men and a fear that this relationship may contain homosexual undertones.

MOOmilk Organic Milk: Maine Dairy Farmers Might Have Business Model To Emulate

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine dairy farmers hope their new organic milk, called MOOMilk, becomes as popular among natural-food buffs as Maine lobster ...

Environmentally-Friendly Milk: Does It Exist?

Mother Nature Network | Chanie Kirschner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q: Is there such a thing as environmentally friendly milk? A: A simple question with a not-so-simple answer. The short answer is that yes, there is s...

Got Ethics? Dirty Dairy Exposed

Sarah Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Newman

You don't have to give up dairy, but you can start buying dairy from local farms that treat their animals humanely.

Cow Torture Video: Willet Dairy Caught Burning Off Cows' Horns, Chopping Calf's Tail In Mercy For Animals Expose

Huffington Post/AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — An animal-rights group released a video Tuesday showing an upstate New York farm worker lopping off a calf's tail and burning off...

American Public Health Association: Ban Genetically Engineered Hormonal rBGH Milk, Meat Adulterated With Sex Hormones

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The Cancer Prevention Coalition has announced that the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association has voted to oppose the sale of hormonal rBGH milk, and meat adulterated with hormones.

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

We'll look at one of the most controversial and misunderstood treatments for osteoporosis -- hormone replacement therapy. We'll also answer whether being obese can actually reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Is Eli Lilly Milking Cancer by Promoting and Treating It?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Smith

Would Eli Lilly consciously risk our health just to increase their profit? What kind of company are they, and can we trust them with our food?

China Tainted Milk Kept Secret For Months

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese authorities secretly investigated a dairy for nearly a year before announcing the company had been producing milk tainted with...

Child Food Allergies Rise In U.S.

Yahoo! News | Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Whatever the cause, it's clear that the number of children with food allergies has gone up 18 percent and the number seeking treatment for food allerg...

Reckless Claims That Hormonal Milk Is Safe

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The rBST hormone is injected in about 20% of USA dairy cows to increase milk production. While the industry claims that it's safe for cows, and that the milk is safe for consumers, this is blatantly false.

Breast-Feeding May Protect Moms' Health

usatoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Breast-feeding may offer mothers long-term protection against a condition linked to diabetes and heart disease, researchers report today....

Sugar: The Unhealthy Side Of Chocolate Milk

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Children are consuming too many calories from sugar. The additional sugar in flavored milk can add up to an extra 5 pounds of body weight over a school year.

NY FarmNet Helps Distressed Dairy Farmers

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Huck Heintz has spent a busy year providing free financial consulting to dairy farmers in upstate New York. With milk selling fo...