There is no scientific evidence that raw milk is superior to pasteurized milk in any way. If you were to compare nutrition labels, the two are nearly identical.
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They're as playful as dogs and they also provide milk, and if you choose, meat. Backyard goats may not have reached the popularity of pet chickens, but they're gaining ground, even in cities.
Even by Massachusetts political standards, which are quite low, the late-Friday maneuver by Massachusetts' agriculture commissioner was a curious one.
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.
Wisconsin dairy owners ever more boldly challenging the agriculture regulators in America's traditional dairy state, who have been trying for more than a year to put a lid on the raw dairy market.
The healthy alternative to pasteurized milk is raw milk, which is an outstanding source of nutrients including beneficial bacteria such as lactobacillus acidophilus, vitamins and enzymes.
I can understand the desire of farmers and consumers to make up their own minds about drinking raw milk. But both groups need to be fully informed, and the risks need to be fully understood.
What happens when foodies themselves begin stabbing each other in the back in political and regulatory maneuverings around the local-food movement?
Sue, thank you for sponsoring House Bill 54. Perhaps I can host a raw milk and hamburger fundraiser for you out at the new ranch?
Guest post by Chelsea Green's Makenna Goodman In recent years, there's been a crackdown on small dairies producing raw milk, designed as an obstacle ...
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