The US Dairy Industry is spending lots in legal costs to
try to get the soymilk industry to stop using the word "milk" as a part
of it's product name. Huh?
We taxpayers spend so much money each year to prop up
the dairy industry, buying milk and cheese for school lunch programs,
welfare programs, disaster relief, and as aid to foreign countries, I
wonder why these dairy companies feel they need to spend even more money
on helping consumers distinguish between soy beverage and bovine
Surely the smarter of us can pick between a high
protein, cruelty free drink and the pesticide and herbicide laden,
hormone and antibiotic enhanced fluids from a cow.
If the dairy industry has it's way, soy milks will have
to be re-labeled as "Soy Beverage", "Soy Drink", "Bean Juice" or any
other name which does not cause confusion with "real" milk. Huh?
Shouldn't human women have a claim on the name "real"
And there should be no confusion....the Dairy Industry
cares not about the suffering, as long as a dollar is to be made. Dairy
cows must be kept pregnant to keep producing milk, most of the offspring
And let there be no confusion.....The Dairy Industry
says "Want Strong Bones?, Got Milk?" because they cannot say "Milk
Builds Strong Bones", they don't want to fight the truth in advertising
laws. Research has shown that the acidity of animal protein leeches
calcium out of the body. So, cow's milk leaves you with less calcium
than you receive from it. Really want Strong Bones? Don't believe the
Dairy Industry, eat kale, other leafy green veggies and take a calcium
supplement. And read the info at
The NOTMILK Homepage! (MILK is a bad-news substance!)
But because the Dairy Industry has the money, they can
say what they want to, and make us use the words they would wish us to
use. Soy Drink.
I cannot help but wonder what fate awaits the makers of
peanut BUTTER...peanut cream?, No, of course not. .....peanut goo?
Speaking of which -- peanut butter makes great sauces
Pepper Peanut Butter Sauce
In a saucepan boil one cup water with 1/3 cup soy sauce,
2 cloves minced garlic and one or two crushed cayenne peppers or a
teaspoon of red pepper flakes or powder. Mix in enough peanut butter,
four or five tablespoons to desired consistancy, to make a sauce for a
dish of broccoli and rice, or cauliflower and rice or other mixed stir
fried, or steamed, veggies served with grain or pasta.
Chocolate Chile Peanut Sauce
Mix a cup and a half of water with 2 cloves minced
garlic, one crushed cayenne pepper, one tablespoon Mole sauce (available
in the Mexican foods section of many supermarkets and made of chile and
chocolate). When it boils, mix in five (or so) tablespoons of peanut
butter. When desired thickness is achieved, stir in a tablespoon or two
of Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese. Serve with fresh veggies (colored
bell peppers, squash, broccoli) and toasted bread.
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