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Court Victory: Bovine Growth Hormone Labeling

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/261 ATTENTION SHOPPERS. An appeals court just upheld your right to easily choose drug-free milk from drug-f...

Update: Whole Foods dumps Silk Soy (VIDEO)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Last year, Silk Soy--while continuing to offer a somewhat higher-priced organic option--pushed the majority of its soy milk to "natural". It changed Silk from the world's largest organic brand into, well, not.

PHOTOS: 8 Ways You Can Be Fooled By Your Food

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We heartily applaud any effort to green your diet. But beware: looks can be misleading. While organic is much better for the environment since it ex...

The Environment Kills: OK, Sort of

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Liberson, PhD

Last week my wife showed me a study that found as little as a drink per day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer. We hugged, kissed, and lamented...

Raw Milk Worth Risks, Health Dangers, Advocates Believe

NPR | Morning Edition | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Raw milk -- milk that comes straight from the cow or goat without being pasteurized -- has been effectively banned in many states because the Food and...

Aurora Organic Dairy, Several National Chains, Face Lawsuit

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ST. LOUIS — Dairy consumers who sued several national chains and the largest U.S. provider of store-brand organic milk claiming they falsely lab...

Beneficial Bacteria?

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

Even in cases where probiotics have been shown to be effective, it is only using specific strains of bacteria in specific amounts. Not just any probiotic will do.

PHOTOS: Almond, Hemp, Rice, Raw And More: Your Guide To Milk

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For something so traditional, so normal, so American, milk has spurred a huge battle among the food conscious. Choosing your milk has become a stateme...

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.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

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 | Food

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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food

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 | Food

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.