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Got (Safe) Milk?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

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.

The Campaign to Bring Goats to Your Backyard... And to the White House (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

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.

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.

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.

Making the Business Case for Dairy Farmer Civil Disobedience

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

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.

Why You Shouldn't Drink Pasteurized Milk

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

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.

Raw Milk, a Potentially Risky Elixir

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

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.

Foodie Fight: Behind the Scenes of a Blowup Among Local-Food Advocates

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

What happens when foodies themselves begin stabbing each other in the back in political and regulatory maneuverings around the local-food movement?

Wyoming Legislature Set to Pass House Bill 54 - The "Bill Marler Full Employment Act" - Thank You Sue Wallis

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Marler

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?

10 Things You Should Know About Raw Milk

Chelsea Green | Makenna Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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 ...